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elexusvanderhorst

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elenas daughter sold 23 boxes of girl scout cookies. she was told that this amount represented 10% of the troops sale. how many boxes did the troop sell?

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  1. Nikhil619
    • 3 years ago
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    see if the troop sold x boxes then 10% of x =23...k?

  2. elexusvanderhorst
    • 3 years ago
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    how do i find out how many they sold though?

  3. Nikhil619
    • 3 years ago
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    assuming the troop sold some X number of boxes..ok... then 10% OF X=23?

  4. elexusvanderhorst
    • 3 years ago
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    i still dont get it

  5. star95
    • 3 years ago
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    i think elexusvanderhorst is asking u about the 10%... is that [part u dnt understand honey

  6. Nikhil619
    • 3 years ago
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    Elena's daughter was told that the number of boxes she sold is 10% of the total number of boxes sold?

  7. Nikhil619
    • 3 years ago
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    k?

  8. elexusvanderhorst
    • 3 years ago
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    i feel so stupid because i am not getting anything your saying

  9. Nikhil619
    • 3 years ago
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    dont worry....suppose u have a cake now u cut 1/2 of the cake how much cake do you have left?

  10. elexusvanderhorst
    • 3 years ago
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    i dont know how to figure this stuff out?

  11. star95
    • 3 years ago
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    let x= total sold by the troop 10%=.10 10%=1/10 let's use the fraction (1/10)*x=23 multiply by 10(both sides) x=230 boxes of expensive girl scout cookies does that help?

  12. elexusvanderhorst
    • 3 years ago
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    yes thankyou so much

  13. star95
    • 3 years ago
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    you're welcome

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