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    Unhappy doing simple percents with varables

    50% of n = 16

    p% of 300 = 120

    33 1/3% of 45 = y

    i'm totally lost with how to do these. i really need help. PLEASE?
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    hello

    50% of n =16
    then if 50%=16
    100% of n= 32
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    p% of 300 =120
    then p=120/300=0.4=40%.
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    Quote Originally Posted by angelicpassions View Post

    33 1/3% of 45 = y
    Hi angelicpassions,

    It's good to know that 33\frac{1}{3}\% = \frac{1}{3}

    Because then we have

    \frac{1}{3} \times 45 =\frac{45}{3}=15
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