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The November 16, 2009 issue of the New York Times reported that there were 671,616 foreign students enrolled at US colleges and universities in 200809 — representing an 8% increase from the previous year. It was the largest percentage increase in more than 25 years.
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The November 16, 2009 issue of the New York Times reported that there were 671,616 foreign students enrolled at US colleges and universities in 200809 — representing an 8% increase from the previous year. It was the largest percentage increase in more than 25 years.
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yomamabfBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
How many foreign students were studying in US colleges and universities during 20072008?
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
x+ 8% of x = 671,616
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Solve for x ... CAN U?
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
suppose there was x students in 20072008 so 8% increase , 8/100 (x) 0.08x so x+0.08x = 671,616 can you find x?
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yomamabfBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i did but the answer came out totally different
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what is the correct answer?
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yomamabfBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
621,867 foreign students
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hmm maybe solve again.. i am getting the right answer with the equation i wrote.
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
x+0.08x =671,616 1.08x=671,616 divide both sides by 1.08
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yomamabfBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wth..... i just got the answer but yyyy would u divide i dont get it
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
bcos u have to find the x.. x is the number of students in 2007
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
its 1.08x right now.. so to make x alone or isolate divide both sides by 1.08
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yomamabfBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohhhh ok so its y=p(1+r)
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh mm what is this lol?
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yomamabfBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thats the formula for the problem i used 671616=p(1+.08)
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nubeerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ohh ok .. well i am not familiar with that formula.. but ya ok if that formula works fine then its ok
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