A school has 950 students. The ratio of female students to all students #48/95#. How do you write and solve a proportion to find the number #f# of students that are female?

1 Answer

Answer:

480.

Explanation:

As We know the ratio of female students to all students is #48/95#;

We can say that there are #95x# students and #48x# of them are female. [where #x != 0# and it is the HCF of the two numbers]

Again, We know the number of all students is #950#.

So, #95x = 950#

#rArr x = 10#

So, the number of female students = #48 * x# = #48 * 10# = 480.