# In a museum, the ratio of adults to children is 13 to 5. If there are 288 people in the museum, how many children are there?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 27, 2016

number of children

#### Explanation:

So, we have a ratio of 13 adults : 5 children

This means that for every

This can be displayed Algebraically as,

Another way of doing this question is to find what one unit is,

and then multiply by ratio.

number of children =