Posted by Frances on .
Ms. Hendricks asked her students how they get to school each day. She collected their answers
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.

Math 
Ms. Sue,
a. Half of her students = ? percent
b. Onefifth = ? percent
c. Add the percents and subtract from 100.
I'll be glad to check your answers. 
Math 
Frances,
i don't know

Math 
Ms. Sue,
1/2 = 1 divided by 2 = 0.50 = 50%
1/5 = ? 
Math 
Frances,
1/5=1 divided by 5=0.20=20%

Math 
Ms. Sue,
Right!

Math 
Frances,
now i add 50%+20%=70% & 70100=?

Math 
Ms. Sue,
Yes  except it's 100  70

Math 
Frances,
ohh so C. is 30

Math 
Ms. Sue,
Right! :)

Math 
Frances,
Thanks :)

Math 
Ms. Sue,
You're welcome.