Word problems on proportions

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The residents of a city voted on whether to raise property taxes. The ratio of yes votes to no votes was 
 to 
. If there were 
 no votes, what was the total number of votes?
Aug 1st, 2015

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If the ratio = of yes to no is 5:3

no votes =2538=3

what about 5

=5x2538/3

=4230



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Aug 1st, 2015

5 represent 4330 yes votes

3 present 2538 no votes


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