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 August 22nd, 2012, 03:33 AM #1 Newbie   Joined: Aug 2012 Posts: 22 Thanks: 0 Ratios In a concert, the ratio of the numbers of adults to the number of children is 3:4. If 60 more adults join in the concert, the number of adults will be twice the number of children. How many children are in the concert? thank you
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 Originally Posted by linhbui In a concert, the ratio of the numbers of adults to the number of children is 3:4. If 60 more adults join in the concert, the number of adults will be twice the number of children. How many children are in the concert?
a = 3c / 4
a + 60 = 2c

Solve for c

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August 22nd, 2012, 06:53 AM   #3
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 Originally Posted by linhbui In a concert, the ratio of the numbers of adults to the number of children is 3:4. If 60 more adults join in the concert, the number of adults will be twice the number of children. How many children are in the concert?
a = 3c / 4
a + 60 = 2c

Solve for c

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taking time to understand....then there's a good job as Burger Flipper at BurgerKing waiting foy you

im only 8 -.-'

 August 22nd, 2012, 07:13 AM #4 Math Team     Joined: Mar 2012 From: India, West Bengal Posts: 3,871 Thanks: 86 Math Focus: Number Theory Re: Ratios Just as Denis posted (he used a = adult and c = children) : $\text{Adult} : \text{Children}= 3:4 \;\;\; (1)$ $\text{Adult} + 60= 2 \cdot \text{Children} \;\;\; (2)$ Can you substitute (2) in (1) now? Balarka .
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 Originally Posted by mathbalarka Just as Denis posted (he used a = adult and c = children) : $\text{Adult} : \text{Children}= 3:4 \;\;\; (1)$ $\text{Adult} + 60= 2 \cdot \text{Children} \;\;\; (2)$ Can you substitute (2) in (1) now? Balarka .

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