hi, this is my question:

12 boys in a class of 38.

find the % of boys.

how would i do this, is it 12/38= then times the answer by 100?

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- October 1st 2009, 07:59 AMandyboy179percentage word question
hi, this is my question:

12 boys in a class of 38.

find the % of boys.

how would i do this, is it 12/38= then times the answer by 100? - October 1st 2009, 08:05 AMmathaddict
- October 1st 2009, 08:06 AMandyboy179
- October 1st 2009, 08:13 AMmathaddict
It means for every 38 students , 12 of them are boys . Lets say you and your friend won $ 50 for some reason , so its only fair both of you get $25 each . So you get 1/2 of the $50 . Or if there are 4 person who won the $ 50 , so each got 1/4 of $50 or 25 percent of the money .

- October 1st 2009, 08:24 AMandyboy179
- October 1st 2009, 08:27 AMmathaddict
- October 1st 2009, 08:37 AMandyboy179
- October 1st 2009, 08:38 AMmathaddict
- October 1st 2009, 08:41 AMandyboy179