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Stan’s Steakhouse has a server to cook ratio of 5 to 2. The total number of servers and cooks is 42. How many servers does Stan’s Steakhouse employ?

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Answer:Stan's steakhouse employs 30 servers Step-by-step explanation:1. Let's review the information given to us to answer the question correctly:Total number of servers and cooks at Stan's steakhouse = 42Ratio of servers to cooks = 5/2 or 5:22. How many servers does Stan's steakhouse employ?We will answer the question using the Rule of Three simple, as follows:x = Number of servers Servers           Total employees5                           7x                         427 * x = 42 * 57x = 210x = 210/7x = 30 ⇒ Cooks = 42 - 30 = 12Stan's steakhouse employs 30 servers and 12 cooks