# Ratios

A group of students surveyed chose baseball and soccer as their favorite sport in the ratio 3 to 8 if 56 students chose soccer as their favorite sport find the number of students that shows baseball is the favorite sport 132 students were surveyed

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1. 21

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2. 3 x do baseball
8 x do soccer

so
8 x = 56
x = 7 so 3*7 = 21 do baseball

The rest makes no sense to me. I do not know what the rest of the 1322 students said.

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3. let number of students choosing soccer be 8x,
and the number of students choosing baseball be 3x

8x = 56
x = 7
so students choosing soccer is 56
students choosing baseball is 21

note: 56+21 =77, so as was noted, how does the 132 enter the picture

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4. You probably can just do 132-56.

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