+0  
 
0
55
2
avatar

The residents of a city voted on whether to raise property taxes. The ratio of yes votes to no votes was 5 to 7. If there were 5964 no votes, what was the total number of votes?(edited)

 Dec 21, 2018
 #1
avatar+15316 
+3

No votes are   7 out of 12     yes votes are  5 out of 12

 

7/12 = 5964 votes

 

total votes =    5964  * 12/7  = 10224  total votes

   

 Dec 21, 2018
 #2
avatar+3715 
+1

We can set up variables: 7x=5964, 12x=5964/7*12=10224 total votes.

 Dec 22, 2018

34 Online Users

avatar
avatar
avatar
avatar
avatar
avatar
avatar
avatar
avatar

New Privacy Policy

We use cookies to personalise content and advertisements and to analyse access to our website. Furthermore, our partners for online advertising receive information about your use of our website.
For more information: our cookie policy and privacy policy.