MauriceLong
Write the percent as a fraction or mixed number in lowest terms.
5%
Written in fractional notation 5%=
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would it be 5/10
kaylific
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no, because it is 5% that means it is 5 out of 100. %=out of 100
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ok. so it wouldbe in fractional notation 5/100
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yes
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ohhhh ok
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can u help me with another problem please
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sure lol
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63 students is 90% of how many students?
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90/100=63/x solve for x by cross multiplying
so 90x=6300
and then divide 90x by 90 to get x by itself and since you did that, what you do to one side you must do to the other so divide 6300 by 90
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does that make sense?
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yes. so that answer is 70
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yes:)
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thanks for the medal!