Q) Of the adult population in Nagpur, 45% of men and 25% of women are married what percentage of total population of adults is married(assume that no man marries more than one woman and vice versa) ?
Q) Of the adult population in Nagpur, 45% of men and 25% of women are married what percentage of total population of adults is married(assume that no man marries more than one woman and vice versa) ?
Any help would be appreciated?
Thanks,
Ashish
Let number of men = x and number of women = y.
Note that 0.45x = 0.25y => x = 5y/9.
Required percentage = 100 (0.45x + 0.25y)/(x + y). Substitute from above, cancel y's and get the number.