Posted by **Lisa** on Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 4:03pm.

If a class of 30 chemistry students have 17 of the students who are female. What percentage of students is female?

- Chem -
**msp**, Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 4:08pm
17 out of 30 is 17/30. Divide the numerator by the denominator to get the percent. 17 divided by 30 is .5666. You should probably round to .57 which is 57%.

- Chem -
**DrBob222**, Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 6:10pm
Since 17 is a definite number and 30 is a definite number, there are no "significant figures" to worry about; therefore, you may retain the decimals and round to 56.67%

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Chem - In a class of 30 chemistry students, 17 of the students are female. What ...
- Statistics - A history class is comprised of 5 female and 8 male students. If ...
- statistics: dependent event - A psychology class is comprised of 4 female and 6 ...
- Math - There are three hundred students at Mackenzie Middle School in Brain City...
- statistics - A class roster includes 24 males students and 15 female students ...
- Statistics - An instructor hy pothesizes that the mean of the final ex am grades...
- Math probability - Assume that 60% of community college students are female. 1) ...
- Math-Statistics - Assume that 60% of community college students are female. 1) ...
- statistics - In this summer school class there are 28 male students and 15 ...
- maths - the heights of female students at a particular college are normally ...

More Related Questions