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In a group of adults, the ratio of women to men is 5 to 6, w

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In a group of adults, the ratio of women to men is 5 to 6, while the ratio of left-handed people to righthanded people is 7 to 9. Everyone is either left- or right-handed; no one is both.

Quantity A
Quantity B
The number of women in the group
The number of left-handed people in the group


A) Quantity A is greater.
B) Quantity B is greater.
C) The two quantities are equal.
D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.
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Re: In a group of adults, the ratio of women to men is 5 to 6, w [#permalink] New post 20 Aug 2018, 23:33
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Re: In a group of adults, the ratio of women to men is 5 to 6, w [#permalink] New post 08 Sep 2018, 06:57
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Let us assume there are x numbers of people.
Since this is divided between women and men in the ratio of 5/6 we know that there were x/11 * 5 women.

Similarly, if x number of people are divided into left handed over right handed we have x/16 * 7 left handed people.

since x is a +ve number 5/11 > 7/16
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Re: In a group of adults, the ratio of women to men is 5 to 6, w   [#permalink] 08 Sep 2018, 06:57
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