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12 December, 09:25

The students at Fields School have been asked to vote on new school hours. The two options are from 7:30 A. M to 2:30 P. M or from 8:15 A. M to 3:15 P. M. The later start time won by a ratio of 2 to 1.

A. Explain what the ratio means in this context.

B. If 300 students voted, how many voted for the earlier start time?

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  1. 12 December, 09:31
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    200 students voted early time
  2. 12 December, 09:43
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    A) ratio 2 to 1 means that 66.66 %of children went for the 1 option.

    2:1 = 2/3+1/3

    b)

    300/3=100

    200:100

    200 voted for the earlier time.
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