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  • 4 years ago

14% of what number is 84? use a proportion to answer the question.

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  1. Hero
    • 4 years ago
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    is/of = %/100 84/x = 14/100 14x = 8400 x = 8400/14 x = 600

  2. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    could you draw a proportion with the numbers it makes it easier for me. :)

  3. Hero
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    That is a proportion. Look closer

  4. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    like this:|dw:1327969066910:dw|

  5. Hero
    • 4 years ago
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    You don't understand how to read fractions linearly. What I have set up is a proportion. You have to translate it yourself

  6. anonymous
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    sorry its just ive never set it up like that yet. we have only learned to do cross multiplying with the :|dw:1327969239903:dw|

  7. Hero
    • 4 years ago
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    I'm not re-writing my solution, sorry

  8. anonymous
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    its ok

  9. Hero
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    The only thing I will write is: |dw:1327969300191:dw|

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