can you solve the 2ND easy math question, im just to dumb!?

in a survey done by some students, it was noted that 5 out of 6 smokers who quit smoking enjoyed their food more.

a) how many people put pf 42 ex-smokers enjoy their food more??

b) how many ex-smokers were polled, if 200 of them reported that they enjoyed their food more??

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  • Bob B
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
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    a) how many people put pf 42 ex-smokers enjoy their food more??

    n = (5/6) * 42 = (5 * 42) / 5 = 210 / 6 = 35

    b) how many ex-smokers were polled, if 200 of them reported that they enjoyed their food more??

    200 = (5/6) * n

    (6/5) * 200 = n

    n = (6 * 200) / 5 = 240

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