In a third grade class 2/5 of the students wear glasses. What fraction of the students do not wear glasses?
If 16 students wear glasses, how many students are in the class altogether?
math - Ms. Sue, Monday, January 31, 2011 at 5:21pm
5/5 - 2/5 = ? students do not wear glasses
2/5 = 16/x
Cross multiply and divide
2x = 80
x = 40 students in the class