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There are 45 persons working in an office. If the number of females is 25 and the remaining are males, find the ratio of:

(a) The number of females to the number of males.

(b) The number of males to the number of females.

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#### Solution

Number of females = 25

Total number of workers = 45

Number of males = 45 – 25 = 20

Therefore, the ratio of number of females to the number of males = 25: 20 = 5: 4

And the ratio of number of males to the number of females = 20: 25 = 4: 5.

Concept: Concept of Ratio

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