MATH
posted by Rose on .
the word problem is stated exactly as this  the shaded area of the chart represents the number of Acme employees who bring their children to daycare centers before work.if there are 465 employees at Acme, how many do not bring their children to daycare centers before coming to work.
The shaded area is 72%
How do I set this problem up as a proportion ?

well, 28 percent do not.
28 percent of 465 is ... 
28 percent of 465 = 130.2

335 employees use daycare
130 employees do not use daycare
2/7 of the employees do not send their kids to daycare