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anonymous

  • one year ago

In the circle graph, what is the measure of the central angle for corn and green beans combined? Potatoes 8%, Carrots 11%, Green Beans 12%, Corn 15%, Broccoli 20%, Other 34%. Its a circle graph

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  1. anonymous
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  2. skullpatrol
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    Any ideas?

  3. skullpatrol
    • one year ago
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    Recall: There are 360 degrees in a circle.

  4. skullpatrol
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    Green Beans 12% + Corn 15% = 27%

  5. skullpatrol
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    Recall: percent is another way of saying "out of 100."

  6. anonymous
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    its 27 percent out of a 100 percent but I don't get how to measure a central angle

  7. skullpatrol
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    The central angle is out of how much?

  8. skullpatrol
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    Recall: There are 360 degrees in a circle.

  9. skullpatrol
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    27 is to 100 as how many degrees is to 360?

  10. skullpatrol
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    $$\Huge \dfrac{27}{100}=\dfrac{x}{360}$$

  11. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    and then we cross multiply to solve for x

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