Ratios and Rates

There are two celebration dinners happening at Happy Mo's Restaurant. Each has $6$6 men at the table. At Beth’s birthday table there is a ratio of men to women of $1:3$1:3. At Buzz’s table the ratio is $3:1$3:1.

We want to find out what the ratio of men to women will be if the two celebration dinners join together.

a

What is the number of women at Beth's birthday table?

b

What is the number of women at Buzz's table?

c

What is the total number of men at the two tables?

d

What is the total number of women at the two tables?

e

Hence what is the ratio of men to women when the tables are combined?

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