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A theater has 500 seats. Three fourths of the seats are filled. How many seats are filled? explain the steps you did to solve this please. testimonial, medal, follow

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @Christian_10_ and @bgrundstrom could you help please

  2. Christian_10_
    • one year ago
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    @nincompoop Can you help them with this?

  3. anonymous
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    @nincompoop could you help me please

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Do you know what a percentage is?

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Yes. 3/4 is 75%

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    There you go

  7. anonymous
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    So divide 500 by 75%

  8. anonymous
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    What number do you get if you divide 500 by 75%?

  9. anonymous
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    So is it 375? That's what I got.

  10. anonymous
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    Well 375 is the correct amount, but you got that by multiplication, not division

  11. anonymous
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    Oh. I so do multiplication for a division problem and division for multiplication?

  12. anonymous
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    No, you do multiplication for multiplication, and division for division. This was a multiplication problem

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh. Okay I get it? Thank you so much

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok

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