Posted by **Rose** on Friday, October 17, 2008 at 3:04pm.

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 day-care centers before work.if there are 465 employees at Acme, how many do not bring their children to day-care centers before coming to work.

The shaded area is 72%

How do I set this problem up as a proportion ?

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**bobpursley**, Friday, October 17, 2008 at 3:06pm
well, 28 percent do not.

28 percent of 465 is ...

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**Adithya**, Friday, October 17, 2008 at 6:42pm
335 employees use daycare

130 employees do not use daycare

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

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