Posted by **Pam** on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 10:20pm.

Lisa attended 72% of 32 school events. How many schol events did Lisa not attend?

my answer is 8

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 10:27pm
Are you sure you copied the problem correctly? 28% of 32 is 8.96.

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 10:29pm
This is a poor question.

72% of 32 should have come out as a whole number, but

.72(32) = 23.04

So first of all your answer of 8 is not even close, and wouldn't make any sense

8/32 = 1/4 = 25%

So she went to 23 events, and just thought about going to the 24th a bit ???

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