Monday

January 26, 2015

January 26, 2015

Posted by **Jason** on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 10:23pm.

"there were 130 people in a school auditorium to listen to a political candidate. This reprsents 33 1/3% of the capacity of the auditorium. How many seats are in the auditorium?"

- math -
**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 10:36pm0.3333333x = 130

- math -
**Jason**, Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 10:44pmhow did u turn 33 1/3% into decimal? and how would I solve 0.3333333x = 130?

And i rly do appreciate the help, have a huge test in the morning

- math -
**Nancy**, Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 8:09pmTo turn a %number into a decimal just move the decimal over two spots from the whole number. So, for example 100% would be 1, or 33 1/3 would be .33333 which is 1/3 of 100%. The 1/3 part turns into .33 because 1/3 of a dollar is 0.33 cents. another example would be 25% is 0.25 because 25% of a dollar is 0.25 or 25 cents. But the easiest way to answer this problem is take 130 and divide it by 33% or by 0.3333

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

math - another type of percents im havin trouble with, i know im close to ...

math - speakers place every 10 yds around the wall of school auditorium. ...

math - A downtown auditorium hosts large events. The auditorium can seat 600 ...

Math - I am having trouble figuring out how to find the domains an example ...

Current Event - The school Board trustees of Vavenby have come to a decision ...

SAT Math? - I'm working on a couple of SAT math programs for school, and I have ...

Math - I am having trouble figuring out this question: My quotient is 1 more ...

Physics - You are on an airplane traveling 30° south of due west at 130 m/s with...

math - how do we do this..... Your school is planning to bring 193 to a ...

algebra - I am having trouble figuring this out. ADD (r - 6s + 3) + (7r + 5s...