At a funfair the ratio of the number of adults to the number of children was 7:36.the ratio of the number of men to women was 3:2.what was the ratio of the number of women to the number of children?

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At a funfair the ratio of the number of adults to the number of children was 7:36.the ratio of the number of men to women was 3:2.what was the ratio of the number of women to the number of children?

Let the number of adults be some multiple of 7 that is divisible by 5 = 35

Let the number of children = 5 * 36 = 180

Note that 35 : 180 still equals 7 : 36

If the men to women = 3 : 2 there were (3/5)(35) = 21 men

and (2/5)(35) = 14 women

So....the ratio of women to children = 14 / 180

CPhill
Apr 13, 2017