# SOLUTION: The proportion of singers to dancers is 11:6. There are 66 total singers & dancers. How many dancers are there?

Algebra ->  Algebra  -> Proportions  -> Lessons -> SOLUTION: The proportion of singers to dancers is 11:6. There are 66 total singers & dancers. How many dancers are there?      Log On

 Ad: Algebra Solved!™: algebra software solves algebra homework problems with step-by-step help! Ad: Algebrator™ solves your algebra problems and provides step-by-step explanations!

 Algebra: Proportions Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

 Click here to see ALL problems on Proportions Question 220653: The proportion of singers to dancers is 11:6. There are 66 total singers & dancers. How many dancers are there?Answer by stanbon(57342)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The proportion of singers to dancers is 11:6. There are 66 total singers & dancers. How many dancers are there? ---- 11:6 is the same as 11x:6x where dancers are 6x. ------------- Equation: 11x + 6x = 66 17x = 66 x = 66/17 ------------------ 6x = 6(66/17) = 23.29.. (# of dancers) --- Comment: That doesn't sound like the proportion. ==================================================== Cheers, Stan H.