# SOLUTION: 5. In a zoo, the ratio of adults to children is 7 to 4. If there are 187 people in the zoo, how many children are there?

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 Question 604100: 5. In a zoo, the ratio of adults to children is 7 to 4. If there are 187 people in the zoo, how many children are there? Answer by josmiceli(9669)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let = number of adults in the zoo = number of children in the zoo ---------- Multiply both sides by There are 68 children in the zoo check answer: OK