anonymous
  • anonymous
The school took in $875 at the bake-sale fundraiser. Sixty-eight percent of the money came from cupcake sales. How much money did the school make selling cupcakes?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
You just need to understand how to take a percentage of a number, like a tip at a restaurant. 68%=.68 875*.68 = How much they made selling cupcakes. Alternatively, if you wanted to find out the rest, you could do: 875*.32 =
anonymous
  • anonymous
what? how did you get 32?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Well a percentage is just the number out of 100. So I subtracted 68 from 100. This would be used in figuring out discounts or just generally percentages off. Like, 20% off of a shirt. That was just a caveat, the only thing you need for the answer is 875*.68=

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anonymous
  • anonymous
thanks
anonymous
  • anonymous
so is the answer is 595
anonymous
  • anonymous
Yep!
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thank you

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