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the residents of a city voted on whether to raise property taxes. The ratio of yes to no votes was 5 to 8. If there were 6776 no votes, what was the total number of votes?

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#1titusAnswered at 2013-04-05 02:18:34
the residents of a city voted on whether to raise property taxes. The ratio of yes to no votes was 5 to 8. If there were 6776 no votes, what was the total number of votes? ------- 5 to 8 is the same as 5x to 8x where 8x is the number of no votes. ---- If 8x = 6776, then x = 847 ---- Total votes = 5x+8x = 13x Tv = 13*847 = 11011 ==================== Cheers, Stan H. ====================
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