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the word problem is stated exactly as this - the shaded area of the chart represents the number of Acme employees who bring their children to day-care centers before work.if there are 465 employees at Acme, how many do not bring their children to day-care centers before coming to work.
The shaded area is 72%
How do I set this problem up as a proportion ?

  • MATH -

    well, 28 percent do not.

    28 percent of 465 is ...

  • MATH -

    28 percent of 465 = 130.2

  • MATH -

    335 employees use daycare
    130 employees do not use daycare

    2/7 of the employees do not send their kids to daycare

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