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veronica2566  
Hopeless in ratio..... pls help if you can. 
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Registered: 06/23/10 




shanthi  
4) At a recent walkajog event, the ratio of male to female participants was 5:3. There were thrice as many men as boys and twice as many women as girls. Given that there were 25 more boys than girls a the event, how many participants were there altogether? 
Junior
Registered: 12/31/06 




veronica2566  
Thanks, Shanthi. 
Junior
Registered: 06/23/10 




shanthi  
You would see that Men : Boys (15 : 5) adds up nicely to Male (20) 
Junior
Registered: 12/31/06 




ycthun  
Question 1 
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ycthun  
3) A bag of sweets was distributed to 3 boys, Bala, Kris and Hock Bee. Bala received 88 sweets and the remaining sweets were distributed to Kris and Hock Bee in the ratio of 3:1. If Kris received 1/5 of the sweets, how many sweets were there in the bag first? 
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ycthun  
2) Mr Bala spent $490 of his salary on a VCD palyer. The remaining money was given to his wife and used for paying the household bills in the ration 3:2. If he had used 1/6 of his salary to pay the household bills, how much was his salary for the month? 
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veronica2566  
Thanks, ycthun for your solutions. 
Junior
Registered: 06/23/10 




zemzyy  
Quote by: shanthi You would see that Men : Boys (15 : 5) adds up nicely to Male (20)

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Registered: 05/19/11 




shanthi  
4) At a recent walkajog event, the ratio of male to female participants was 5:3. There were thrice as many men as boys and twice as many women as girls. Given that there were 25 more boys than girls a the event, how many participants were there altogether? 
Junior
Registered: 12/31/06 




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