### Primary 5 Problem Sums/Word Problems - Try FREE

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#### Question 1 of 5

In a parent and teacher meeting organised by school XYZ , each parent was given 3 sheets of blank paper while each teacher was given 2 sheets of blank paper.

The ratio of the total number of adults to the total number of sheets of paper distributed was 6 : 17.

If the adults in the school consisted only of parents and teachers, what fraction of the total number of adults in the meeting were parents?

Notes to student:

1. If your answer to the above is a fraction, given that the answer is a/b, type your answer as a/b
The correct answer is : 5/6