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$${5 \over 8}{}{}$$ of the people who attended a wedding ceremony were men. There were 30 more men that woman. The ratio of the number of women to the number of girls 5 : 4. How many more women than girls attended the wedding ceremony?

Aug 31, 2021

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3/8ths are women

x = total number

5/8 x   =   30 + 3/8 x

2/8 x = 30

x = 120 people at wedding                   3/8 * 120 = 45 women

5/4 = 45/ g       g = girls

45 * 4/5 = g = 36 girls                      45 women  - 36 girls  = 9   more women than girls at the wedding

Sep 10, 2021