# Question #19996

##### 2 Answers

**Under** **years group has a higher ratio of black-tea
drinkers to herbal-tea drinkers .**

#### Explanation:

Over

tea drinkers is

Under

tea drinkers is

So under

to herbal-tea drinkers . [Ans]

The under-40 group had a higher ratio (78%) than the over-40 group (40%) of black tea to herbal tea drinkers

#### Explanation:

This is a Ratio and Proportion problem

Set up the ratios and give them a common decimal denominator so they can be compared

```
Over 40 Under 40
```

1) Reduce the fractions as far as possible

2) Determine which fraction is larger by making them both into decimals and percents

Over 40:

Under 40:

Among people over 40,

Among people under 40,

Answer:

The under-40 group had a higher ratio of black tea to herbal tea drinkers