Percentage world problem help pleaseee

Oct 2015
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In an Italian class, 65% of the students were women. At the end of the class, 52% of the men and 44% of the women received a certificate.

1. What percentage of the class received a certificate?

2. What percentage of those who received a certificate were men?

please explain and give answer thanks:)
 

chiro

MHF Helper
Sep 2012
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Australia
Hey Trevorhall.

Hint: You need to know the percentages of male and female that started the class and then look at the ratio of both (in terms of percentages) and add them together.
 
Feb 2015
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Ottawa Ontario
In an Italian class, 65% of the students were women.
At the end of the class, 52% of the men and 44% of the women received a certificate.

May be easier if you look at it this way:
The class had 100 students: 65 were women, 35 were men.