anonymous
  • anonymous
After a concert for 1,600 people, only 8 people said they would not go to see the band again. What percent of the people who went to the concert said they would not go to see the band again? 200 50% 8% 0.5%
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  • schrodinger
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GalacticPlunder
  • GalacticPlunder
Well, what percent is 8 out of 1600?
anonymous
  • anonymous
128? @GalacticPlunder
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
Percent is a ratio out of 100. You are given a ratio of 8 out of 1600. You want to know what ratio out of 100 that equals. Set up a proportion: 8 out of 1600 equals x out of 100 \(\dfrac{8}{1600} = \dfrac{x}{100} \)

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mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
Now solve the proportion for x by cross multiplying.
anonymous
  • anonymous
0.5?
GalacticPlunder
  • GalacticPlunder
Yes
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
\(1600x = 8 \times 100\) \(1600x = 800\) \(x = \dfrac{800}{1600} \) \(x = 0.5\) Answer: 0.5% You are correct.

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