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I am confuse at the following, please explain:
a company employs a total of 527people, and 47 of these people work in the operations depart. Which of the following is a ratio that compares the number of people in the operations depart. to the total# of employees in the company?
1. 47:480
2. 47:527
3. 480:47
4. 527:47


operations people/total = 47/527

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