nsc

posted by .

A survey has found that 3/4 of the people in a city own pets. Of those who own pets, 2/3 have cats. What fraction of thsoe surveyed own cats?

You need to find 2/3 of 3/4. Since of means multiply, you need to multiply 2/3 times 3/4. What answer do you get?


i got 72/144 which i simplified to 1/2, but when i re-read the question i wasn't so sure of my answer.

Yes. 1/2 is right. And it makes sense :-).


thanks for the second opinion!

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. algebra math

    The following pie chart represents the results of a survey about whether people in a certain town have cats or dogs as pets. Neither 6% Both 22% Cats only 28% Dogs only 44% If there is 300 people in the town, how many people have neither …
  2. math

    a veterinarian survey 26 of his patrons.e discovers that 14 have dogs ,10have cats ,and 5 have fish .our have dogs and cats ,3 have have dogs and fish ,and one has a cat and fish .if no one has all three kinds of pets ,how many patrons …
  3. math

    In Mrs kyoto class 7/10 of the studebts have pets. Of those students 4/7 have cats what fraction of the class has pet cats
  4. math

    Mrs. Bollo's second grade class of thirty students conducted a pet ownership survey. Results of the survey indicate that 8 students own a cat, 15 students own a dog, and 5 students own both a cat and a dog. How many of the students …
  5. math

    Rachel is curious about the number of pets that people own. She surveyed her 20 classmates, asking them exactly how many pets they own. Rachel's data is shown below: Number of Pets 0 Pets 1 Pet 2 Pets 3 Pets Number of Classmates 9 …
  6. math

    Taylor surveys students in one grade level who own at least one pet. She finds that 50% of the students surveyed own 2 pets, 3 students own 3 pets each, and 2 students own 4 pets each. Eight of the students in the grade own 1 pet. …
  7. Math

    Of 120 owners of reptiles surveyed, 27 own snakes as pets. What percent of the reptile owners own snakes as pets?
  8. MATHS

    In Homestead, 2/5 of the households own pets. Of the households with pets, 1/3 have cats. What fraction of the households in Homestead own cats?
  9. MATH

    Taylor surveys students in one grade level who own at least one pet. She finds that 50% of the students surveyed own 2 pets, 3 students own 3 pets each, and 2 students own 4 pets each. Eight of the students in the grade own 1 pet. …
  10. Grade 4 Math - fractions

    On pet day, 18 children brought a pet to school. Two-thirds of the pets were dogs. One ninth of the pets were cats. How many were dogs?

More Similar Questions