Placement Ratio and Proportion Problem 8

Placement Ratio and Proportion Problem 8

When a bus started from the first stop, the number of male passengers to the number of female passengers was 3:1. At the first stop, 16 passengers got down and 6 more female passengers got in. The ratio of the male to female passengers now became 2:1. What was the total number of passengers in the bus when it started from the first stop?

  1. 64

  2. 48

  3. 54

  4. 72

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