Posted by **MILDRED** on Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 6:30pm.

Could you please help?

The Christmas tree store has a parking lot that will hold 1000 vehicles. 2/5 of the parking spaces are for cars. When you went to buy your tree, there were 200 cars and some trucks in the parking lot. The parking lot was 3/4 full. How many trucks were in it?

Thank you

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**DrBob222**, Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 7:29pm
The parking lot can hold 1000 cars+trucks.

2/5 are for cars; therefore, 2/5 x 1000 = 400 spaces for cars.

The parking lot was 3/4 full so 3/4 x 1000 = 750 cars and trucks.

But there were 200 cars; therefore, the number of trucks must be 750-200 = ??

Check my thinking.

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**MILDRED**, Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 9:36pm
I checked and the answers is 500 trucks?

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**tj**, Saturday, November 26, 2011 at 2:05pm
no its 550

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**Grayson**, Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 6:28pm
NOT RIGHT !

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