Posted by **Deontai** on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 7:09pm.

Suppose 8 out of every 20 students are absent from school less than 5 days a year. Predict how many students would be absent from school less than 5 days a year out of 40,000 students

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**Reiny**, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 7:14pm
What is (8/20)(40000) ?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 7:14pm
Cross multiply and solve for x.

8/20 = x/40,000

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**Deontai**, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 7:16pm
16,000

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 7:19pm
Right.

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**kaylie**, Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 8:47pm
Yes deontai u r correct thank u!

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**keia**, Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 9:21pm
Suppose 8 out of every student are absent from school less than five days a year. Predict how many students would be absent from school less than five days a year out of 40,000 students

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 6:47pm
16,000

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