The ratio of women to men in the theater was 5 to 4. If there are 1200 women, how many men were there?

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Sofia645

There should be 960 men there if the ratio of women to men is 5:4
and there are 1200 women.
Set up a proportion to solve this word problem, cross multiply to get your answer.
so 5x = 4800
divide both sides by 5
x= 960
(x represent the men)