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At the library, you find 9 books on a certain topic. The librarian tells you that 55% of the books on this topic have been signed out. How many books does the library have on this topic?
 one year ago
At the library, you find 9 books on a certain topic. The librarian tells you that 55% of the books on this topic have been signed out. How many books does the library have on this topic?

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JuanitaM
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you solve this by finding out what is the percent of books are in the library

JuanitaM
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if 55 percent gone, than 45% remains (subtract from 100%)

juciystar234
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wouldn't it be 5 books?

JuanitaM
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1read your question...they have 9 books there so they HAVE to have more in total

JuanitaM
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so 9/.45 = 20 they have 20 books total

JuanitaM
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so lets check...55% are checked out so 20* .55 = 11 that would leave 9 in the library (2011 = 9) did you follow?

juciystar234
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh yeah... Ok know i get it!!! Thanks so much! :D

JuanitaM
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You are more than welcome...
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