mathematics

by yvonne
(sri lanka)

900 people attended a party. 1/4 of the males and 1/7 of the females were children. the number of male and female adults were the same. how many women were there at the party?


Step 1: This question involves the Equal Concept. Since 1/4 of the males were children, then 3/4 of the males must be adults. We draw 3 boxes to represent the total number of male adults and 1 box to represent the total number of male children.

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