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  • 5 years ago

if Mr.Weidenheft said that 7/8 of his students showed up for the final and he has 32 total students, how many students were absent?

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  1. canadianninja5
    • 5 years ago
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    i have no idea how to figure this out btw

  2. HakanKa
    • 5 years ago
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    Absent=Total-showed up ones , 32-32*7/8 so 32-28=4

  3. canadianninja5
    • 5 years ago
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    quick question, where'd al these numbers come from?

  4. smartone
    • 5 years ago
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    7/8 showed up, so 1/8 didn't show up. 1/8*32=4

  5. canadianninja5
    • 5 years ago
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    ohhhh ok thx!!!

  6. akua_nyarko
    • 5 years ago
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    no of pple who didnt show up,1/8*32=4.

  7. canadianninja5
    • 5 years ago
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    wait a second... you sure that you multiply? 4 is smaller than 32 so why wouldn't you divide?

  8. canadianninja5
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    never mind i got it

  9. akua_nyarko
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    total is 8/8 and 7/8 were present.so those absent is 8/8-7/8 which is 1/8.so to find those absent just multiply 1/8 by 32

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