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The ratio of men to women working for company is 6 to 5. if there are 156 men working for the company, what is the total number of employees?

Jun 21st, 2015

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The ratio of men to women is 6:5 or 6/11 or 156 men

 6/11= 156

      1=?

       = 1*156*11/6=286

 hence the total number of employees is 286  made up of 156 men and 130 women

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Jun 21st, 2015

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