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Posted by **Sam** on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 6:50am.

35% of the number of books Ibrahim owns are fiction boos, find:

a.) the total number of books he owns.

b.) the number of non-fiction books he owns.

Please show me your complete workings. Thank you very much.

- Maths Percentage (6th Grade) -
**Reiny**, Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 8:00amnon-algebraic way:

5% = $5

so 1% = 5/5 = $1

100% = 100(1) = $100

algebraic way:

.05x = 5

x = 5/.05 = 100

Do your second question in the same way.

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