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96% of kernals pop when cooked if you cook 125 kernals how many will pop?

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  1. anonymous
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    in this case you want to multiply the percentage that will be popped by the total number of kernals

  2. anonymous
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    so .96 * 125

  3. anonymous
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    if you want to do this with fractions, then we know that 96% is 96/100

  4. anonymous
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    48/50, and 24/25 (reducing)

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    so the answer would be 24/25 * 125 = 24*125/25 = 24*25*5/25 = 5*24

  6. anonymous
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    so 120 kernels will pop

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