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31 January, 17:55

One day 176 people visited a small art museum. The ratio of members to nonmembers that day was 5 to 11. How many people who visited the museum that day were nonmembers?

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  1. 31 January, 19:54
    121 non members


    Here is one way to do this problem:

    Looking at the original ratio 5:11 you can add those numbers together to get the "whole" ratio:


    Now you know for every 16 visitors there were 5 members and 11 non-members.
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