ther are men and women at a meeting. there are 42 women. 40% of the people at the meeting are men. work out the total number of people at th

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ther are men and women at a meeting. there are 42 women. 40% of the people at the meeting are men. work out the total number of people at the meeting.​

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Alaia 3 weeks 2021-11-08T14:58:15+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-11-08T15:00:00+00:00

    Answer:

    Step-by-step explanation:

    let the total no. of people = x
    40 percent are men  then,  60 percent are women  now , it is also given that the total number of women are 42  
    according to question


    60/100*x=42


    from this x=70

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    2021-11-08T15:00:12+00:00

    Answer:

    if \:40\% \: are \: men \\ 60\% \: will \: be \: women \\ total \: number \: will \: be \: x \\  \frac{60}{100}  \times x = 42 \\  \frac{6x}{10}  = 42 \\ 6x = 42 \times 10 \\ 6x = 420 \\ x =  \frac{420}{6}  \\ x = 70 \\ total \: number \: of \: people \: is \: 70 \\ total \: number \: of \: women \: is \: 42 \:  \\ total \: number \: of \: men \: is \:( 70 - 42) = 38

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