## some invitees at the annual party wore a tie,some wore a bowtie.The ratio of invitees who had a tie to the total number of invitees was 2:5

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some invitees at the annual party wore a tie,some wore a bowtie.The ratio of invitees who had a tie to the total number of invitees was 2:5 .if there were 27 invitees who wore a bowtie, how many invitees were at the annual party.

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Answer:45 invitees were at the annual party.Step-by-step explanation:Given :The ratio of invitees who had a tie to the total number of invitees was 2:5. If there were 27 invitees who wore a bow tie.To find :How many invitees were at the annual party ?Solution :Let the ratio be ‘x’.

The number of invitees wearing tie = 2x

Total number of invitees = 5x

So,the number of invitees wearing bow tie = 5x-2x=3x.The ratio of number of invitee wearing bow tie and number of invitees is 3:5.

Let y be the number of invitees at the annual party be ‘y’

According to question,Therefore, 45 invitees were at the annual party.