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Kyra observed that 85% of the students at a library liked reading mystery stories. If 30 students at the library did not like reading mystery stories, the number of students at the library who liked mystery stories was _____. (only put numeric values, no other symbols)

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  1. anonymous
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    medal is here

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    First find the total amount of students

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    x(0.15)=30

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    solve for x

  5. anonymous
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    x=200

  6. anonymous
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    so the total number of students is 200

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    now find 85% of 200

  8. anonymous
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    200 x 0.85 = 170

  9. anonymous
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    so the answer is 170 students like mystery

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