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A group of 266 persons consists of men, women, and children.

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A group of 266 persons consists of men, women, and children. There are four times as many men as children, and twice as many women as children. How many of each are there?
asked Oct 16, 2017 in ALGEBRA 1 by anonymous

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Let the number of children =x
Number of men =4x
Number of women =2x

There are 266 people all together.

x+4x+2x=266

7x=266

x=38

Number of children=38

Number of men=152

Number of women =72

answered Oct 18, 2017 by lilly Expert
reshown Oct 18, 2017 by bradely

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