Posted by **sara ann ** on Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 5:55pm.

The football team has 86 players. Thirty-two of those players are seniors. What percent of the football players are seniors? Round your answer to the nearest whole number.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 5:57pm
Divide: 32/86 = ?

Change the decimal to a percent by moving the decimal point over two places to the right. Or multiply the decimal by 100.

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**Lynnette**, Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 5:59pm
Hi Sara, What you do is divide 32 by 86 and that gives you the percent

of seniors on the football team

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 5:59pm
2/3=.66

.66*86=57%

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**Lynnette**, Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 6:05pm
No, it's not 57%. divide 32 by 86 and multiply by 100. If rounding to the nearest whole number, you get 37% which makes sense since 32 seniors is a bit less than half (50%) of the whole team.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 6:10pm
Thanks, Lynnette! Good explanation for Anonymous.

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**Lynnette**, Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 6:13pm
You're welcome! This site is great!

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