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The ratio of men to women at a party is exactly 3 : 2. If there are a total of 120 people at the party, how many of them are women?

A. 36

B. 40

C. 48

D. 72

E. 80

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The ratio of men to women at a party is exactly 3 : 2. If there are a total of 120 people at the party, how many of them are women?

A. 36

B. 40

C. 48

D. 72

E. 80



In ratio questions, first convert the ratio to numbers by taking a common ratio.

Let the common ratio be x, then the number of men and women are 3x and 2x.
Total is 3x+2x=120....5x=120....x=24

Therefore the number of women is 2*24=48

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