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PLEASE HELP ME I WILL MEDAL AND FAN!! Jess observed that 60% of the people at a mall on a particular day shopped for clothes. If 2500 people at the mall did not shop for clothes that day, the number of people who shopped for clothes that day was ______.

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  1. KaiserTheSlayer
    • one year ago
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    3750

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Can you explain??

  3. KaiserTheSlayer
    • one year ago
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    yes wait...

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    \[\frac{2500}{0.4}=\frac{x}{0.6} \] Solve the above for x.

  5. KaiserTheSlayer
    • one year ago
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    2500/x = 40/100 solve for x, which is the total amount of people once we find x, subtract 2500 from it, and we can find the number of people that shopped

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    who was right?? @robtobey i am confused

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @pooja195 can you help?

  8. anonymous
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    anyone??

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yep, 3750

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok.. thanks :)

  11. anonymous
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    x(0.4)=2500 x=6250 (total amount of people)

  12. anonymous
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    6250 x 0.6 = 3750 (people who shopped for clothes)

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    make sense?

  14. anonymous
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    yep :)

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    great

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