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Posted by **Frances** on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 5:40pm.

and determined the following results.

• Half of her students take the bus.

•

1

5

of her students walk.

• The rest of her students ride with their parents.

a. What percent of the students take the bus?

b. What percent of the students walk? Explain how you know that your answer is correct.

c. What percent of the students ride with their parents? Show or explain how you got your answer.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 5:53pma. Half of her students = ? percent

b. One-fifth = ? percent

c. Add the percents and subtract from 100.

I'll be glad to check your answers.

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**Frances**, Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 5:59pmi dont know

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 6:04pm1/2 = 1 divided by 2 = 0.50 = 50%

1/5 = ?

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**Frances**, Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 6:16pm1/5=1 divided by 5=0.20=20%

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 6:20pmRight!

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**Frances**, Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 6:23pmnow i add 50%+20%=70% & 70-100=?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 6:31pmYes -- except it's 100 - 70

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**Frances**, Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 6:33pmohh so C. is 30

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 6:33pmRight! :-)

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**Frances**, Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 6:37pmThanks :-)

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 6:45pmYou're welcome.

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