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    use exact calculation (no calculators or decimals) to decide which is larger:
    76% of 27 or 57% of 36?



    PLEASE HELP I HAVE BEEN TRYING SO HARD BUT I CANNOT DO IT!!!!!




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    Quote Originally Posted by mich13 View Post
    use exact calculation (no calculators or decimals) to decide which is larger:
    76% of 27 or 57% of 36?



    PLEASE HELP I HAVE BEEN TRYING SO HARD BUT I CANNOT DO IT!!!!!




    pleeeeasssssse!
    thanks xxx
    Just determine which is larger:76 times 27 or 57 times 36.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mich13 View Post
    use exact calculation (no calculators or decimals) to decide which is larger:
    76% of 27 or 57% of 36?



    PLEASE HELP I HAVE BEEN TRYING SO HARD BUT I CANNOT DO IT!!!!!




    pleeeeasssssse!
    thanks xxx
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    Quote Originally Posted by mich13 View Post
    use exact calculation (no calculators or decimals) to decide which is larger:
    76% of 27 or 57% of 36?



    PLEASE HELP I HAVE BEEN TRYING SO HARD BUT I CANNOT DO IT!!!!!




    pleeeeasssssse!
    thanks xxx
    (76/100)*27=76*3*3*3=19*3*(4*3*3)/100

    (57/100)*36=57*(4*3*3)/100

    so which is bigger 19*3 or 57?

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