anonymous
  • anonymous
sorry. but I need help. Elena's daughter sold 102 boxes of Girl Scout cookies. She was told that this amount represented 5% of the troop's sales. How many boxes did the troop sell?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
5% of the troop's sales is equal to 102, you need to find 100%.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Try to think about it. It's not difficult at all.
anonymous
  • anonymous
so do i make a proportion?

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dumbcow
  • dumbcow
you could 5/100 = 102/x
dumbcow
  • dumbcow
or think about it...how many times does 5 go into 100?
anonymous
  • anonymous
20
anonymous
  • anonymous
Exactly!! then how many boxes did the troop sell?
anonymous
  • anonymous
2040 ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
102=0.05boxes boxes = 102/0.05 ..........=2040boxes

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