# SOLUTION: At a certain high school, the ratio of lefthanded to right-handed basketball players is 1 : 4. If there are a total of 20 players on the team, how many players are right-handed? (

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 Question 329597: At a certain high school, the ratio of lefthanded to right-handed basketball players is 1 : 4. If there are a total of 20 players on the team, how many players are right-handed? (A) 1 (B) 4 (C) 5 (D) 12 (E) 16Found 2 solutions by aseem, Alan3354:Answer by aseem(9)   (Show Source): Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!At a certain high school, the ratio of lefthanded to right-handed basketball players is 1 : 4. If there are a total of 20 players on the team, how many players are right-handed? --------------- 1 + 4 = 5 total 4/5 are right handed = 16