Exam-Style Question on Ratio
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Question id: 216. This question is similar to one that appeared on a GCSE Higher paper (specimen) for 2017. The use of a calculator is allowed.
At a summer camp the campers can choose one of three programmes: camp craft, water sports or hiking.
During the first week of camp the campers chose the programmes in the ratio 7 : 5 : 8
During the second week of camp the same number of campers chose the programmes in the ratio 7 : 6 : 4
Show that there were more campers on the camp craft programme in the second week than the first.
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