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Posted by **Lisa** on Wednesday, December 3, 2008 at 2:36pm.

1) During a quality control test, Micronics found that 24 computer boards were defective. This amount was 0.8% of the computer boards tested.

a. How many computer boards were tested?

b. How many computer boards tested were not defective?

Can you please show the steps of how you got the answer to this question?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, December 3, 2008 at 2:47pm0.8x = 24

x = ?

I think you can take it from here. We'll be glad to check your answer.

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**Lisa**, Wednesday, December 3, 2008 at 3:03pmWouldn't it be 0.8% of what is 24?

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- Math help again... -
**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, December 3, 2008 at 3:11pmYes. The x stands for "what." Remember when figuring percentages, "of" means multiply.

0.8 times x = 24

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