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Snake
02-17-2009, 04:11 PM
120,000 votes, 5:3 ratio. How many votes did the person with the 5 ratio have? Saw this question on an SAT practice test and its been killing me. How do I do it?

jfash07
02-17-2009, 04:15 PM
5x + 3x = 120,000
8x=120,000
x=15,000
15,000 x 5= 75,000

Louis
02-17-2009, 04:16 PM
5+3=8

120,000/8= 15,000

15,000X5= 75000(Number Of Votes)

I THINK THIS IS RIGHT

Pyros
02-17-2009, 04:16 PM
Ah this is pretty easy

For example;
if there was 8 votes total, then 5 would be for the 5 and 3 would be for the 3 making the ratio 5:3

SO you need to just divide 120000 into 8. Which is 15000.
15000 x 5 = 75000

Pyros

bobjones323
02-17-2009, 04:17 PM
120,000 votes, 5:3 ratio. How many votes did the person with the 5 ratio have? Saw this question on an SAT practice test and its been killing me. How do I do it?
5 ratio: 75000 3 ratio: 45000 :)

Doug
02-17-2009, 04:17 PM
OMG!
I'm doing proportions too!!

GamerAce100
02-17-2009, 04:19 PM
I got 75k.
I stole the answer from the other posters lol.

Pyros
02-17-2009, 04:20 PM
We got 7 posts from people saying its 75k :D and GamerAce teh master mathematician saying it toO! so its probably right ^^

Pyros

ryuk1214
02-17-2009, 04:30 PM
OMG i did this in 2nd grade

Snake
02-17-2009, 05:34 PM
Thank you guys. I just blanked out on this question lol.

Teddybear
02-17-2009, 05:35 PM
I'm starting to freak out too. I'm taking the SAT for the 2nd time this march. My FOB stepbrother even got a higher score then me. If I don't whip out a nice score this time around, I will forever be looked down on.

DaddyMoms
02-17-2009, 05:36 PM
This question isn't very hard though =(. How could this apear in the sat

GamerAce100
02-17-2009, 05:37 PM
I'm starting to freak out too. I'm taking the SAT for the 2nd time this march. My FOB stepbrother even got a higher score then me. If I don't whip out a nice score this time around, I will forever be looked down on.

Yes, because we're Asian lol. I need all A's.

Pyros
02-17-2009, 05:52 PM
Well im here to help if anyone needs any answering ^^

Pyros

Teddybear
02-17-2009, 05:54 PM
Pyros, can you take the test for me.

Pyros
02-17-2009, 06:03 PM
Pyros, can you take the test for me.

>.> what happens if i score perfect =/?

Pyros

Teddybear
02-17-2009, 06:03 PM
Then I get into UCSD. :] FOSHO. And you get to have a good night... with scorcher.

I promise

Pyros
02-17-2009, 06:05 PM
Then I get into UCSD. :] FOSHO. And you get to have a good night... with scorcher.

I promise

LOL >.> im wasting my 6000th post on this ;P
and no thanks ^^ Scorchers for Dom :D

Pyros

Teddybear
02-17-2009, 06:06 PM
No. I'm for Domm.

Pyros
02-17-2009, 06:08 PM
No. I'm for Domm.

lol, then you guys can fight it out! you'll need to get someone else to do your dirty work tho >.> (aka the SAT)

Pyros

Boxxy
02-17-2009, 06:10 PM
No. I'm for Domm.

Room for 1 more?