The ratio of student to faculty on the First Year College Experience Committee at a certain university is 1.2:1. If there are 22 p

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The ratio of student to faculty on the First Year College Experience Committee at a certain university is 1.2:1. If there are 22 people on the committee, how many faculty are on the committee?

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    2023-01-14T10:26:58+00:00
    There are 10 faculties in the committee and 12 students.

    How to find a certain quantity when ratio is given ?

    To find a certain quantity out of many including quantities when their ratios is given use the following formula.
    {(ratio of the particular quantity/sum of all the given ratios) × Total quantity}
    According to the given question
    The ratio of student to faculty on the First Year College Experience Committee at a certain university is 1.2 : 1.
    Total number number of people in the committee is 22.
    The ratio 1.2 : 1 can also be written as 12 : 10 to remove the decimal.
    No. of students is
    (12/22) × 22 = 12
    AND
    No. of faculty is
    (10/22) × 22 = 10
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