There are 144 people in an audience. The ratio of adults to children is 5 to 3. How many are adults?

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2020-04-18 22:36:56

Find out how many children there are first. Come on, this is simple fractions/percents/decimals/ratios.

2020-04-18 22:38:11

The ratio of adults being 5:3 means that you should first divide the audience into 8 sections. You get 18. Now, you can multiply 18 by 5 to find out how many adults there are, since 5 means quantity of adults. There are 90 adults

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