Posted by Tomas on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 6:20pm.
At Baker High, 3 out of every 4 graduates go on to college . Of these 2 out of every 3 graduate from college. What percent of students graduating from Baker High will graduate from college ?

maths  Steve, Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 6:21pm
3/4 * 2/3 = 6/12 = 1/2

maths  Tomas, Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 6:29pm
my answer is 1/2 (same )
But the answer they give me is
A. 66 2/3
B. 75
C. 50
D. 33 1/3
E. 25

maths  Ms. Sue, Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 6:31pm
Oh, my. Your question asks which percentage graduate from college. Which percentage equals 1/2?

maths  Tomas, Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 6:33pm
so, the answer is 50?

maths  Ms. Sue, Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 6:38pm
Yes.
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