# SOLUTION: The ratio of men to women at a certain company is 5 to 6 How many male employees does the company have if there are 66 employees?

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 Question 233342: The ratio of men to women at a certain company is 5 to 6 How many male employees does the company have if there are 66 employees? Answer by stanbon(57380)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The ratio of men to women at a certain company is 5 to 6 How many male employees does the company have if there are 66 employees? --------------------- 5 to 6 is the same as 5x to 6x where 5x is men and 6x is women. ---------------------- Equation: 5x+6x = 66 11x = 66 x = 6 ------------- 5x = 30 is the number of men 6x = 36 is the number of women ============================ Cheers, Stan H.