# Exam-Style Question on Ratio

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Question id: 316. This question is similar to one that appeared on a GCSE Higher paper in 2017. The use of a calculator is allowed.

An Airbus A380 plane is used by Tran Tours to fly between Dubai and London and holds a maximum of 740 passengers. The seating has been configured so that 15% of the seats are business class and the rest are economy class.

On one full flight, the ratio of males to females was 3:2. One eigth of the females were in business class.

How many males were in economy class?

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