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Asked Oct 13, 2019
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the ration of men to women working for a company is 7 to 4.  if there are 143 employees total, how many women work for the company?

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Step 1

Given:

The ratio of men to women working for a company is 7 to 4. There are 143 employees total.

Let the common ratio be x
Then, the number ofmen becomes 7x and the number of women becomes 4x
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Let the common ratio be x Then, the number ofmen becomes 7x and the number of women becomes 4x

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Step 2

According to given, number of men plus number...

Hence, the equation becomes
7x4x 143
11x 143
143
11
x = 13
Thus, the number ofwomen becomes 4x 13 52
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Hence, the equation becomes 7x4x 143 11x 143 143 11 x = 13 Thus, the number ofwomen becomes 4x 13 52

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