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anonymous
 5 years ago
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?
anonymous
 5 years ago
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
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.05% of the troop's sales is equal to 102, you need to find 100%.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Try to think about it. It's not difficult at all.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so do i make a proportion?

dumbcow
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you could 5/100 = 102/x

dumbcow
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1or think about it...how many times does 5 go into 100?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Exactly!! then how many boxes did the troop sell?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0102=0.05boxes boxes = 102/0.05 ..........=2040boxes
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