Posted by **Anonymous** on Monday, March 31, 2014 at 4:02pm.

If there were 150 animals, of which 73 were rabbits and the rest are chickens.. What percentage of the animals were chicken?

Is it 48%

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, March 31, 2014 at 4:05pm
No.

More than half are chickens.

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**Anonymous**, Monday, March 31, 2014 at 4:13pm
73 divided by 150 comes out to be about 49%.

What am I doing wrong

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, March 31, 2014 at 4:39pm
Carefully read the first sentence in your problem. Then read the question.

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**Sue**, Monday, March 31, 2014 at 4:45pm
So then I take 150 subtract 77 and get 51%

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, March 31, 2014 at 4:49pm
(150 - 73) / 150 = 0.51 = 51%

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