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help123please.

  • one year ago

A skating rink will sponsor a field trip for a school if at least 250 students out of the total 2340 sign up for it.A survey was conducted asking students which activity they wanted for the trip. SKATING = 20 STUDENTS BOWLING = 30 STUDENTS GOING TO A MOVIE = 110 SWIMMING = 40 Based on the data above how many students are likely to choose skating?

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  1. help123please.
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    @electrokid

  2. garrett_payne
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    what you want to do is apply the sample results to the general population

  3. help123please.
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    Could you explain in further detail,please.?

  4. garrett_payne
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    sure, what is the total number of kids who filled out the survey?

  5. garrett_payne
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    skating over total is percentage of people interested in skating

  6. help123please.
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    its 200 total students

  7. garrett_payne
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    right so 20/200 is .10 or 10% given this we know that 10% of the students want skating Multiply 10% by the total number of kids in the school and this will give the number of kids who want skating (In the entire school not just the survey)

  8. help123please.
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    ok.... thatks. let me attempt it.

  9. help123please.
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    One moment..

  10. help123please.
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    10% x 20/200?

  11. help123please.
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    oh. what is ten percent of the schools 2340 students?

  12. garrett_payne
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    .10 *2340 or 234

  13. help123please.
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    mmhm.

  14. help123please.
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    I got '234'.

  15. help123please.
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    According to Google Calculator.

  16. garrett_payne
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    they wanted at least 250 so doesn't look like skating is an option this year. :(

  17. help123please.
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    oh. lol.

  18. help123please.
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    You like skating?

  19. garrett_payne
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    I'm Canadian We F***ing LOVE IT!!! lol

  20. help123please.
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    LOL.

  21. help123please.
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    Well, thanks for your assistance! I am 123, by the way. Nice to meet you.

  22. help123please.
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