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Find the percent using the percet proportion.

54 patients is what percent of 900 patients?

The percents is___%

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    Jamar/Elliot -- please don't switch screen names.

    54/900 = x

    Solve for x

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    So i'm suppose to divide 54 into 900?

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    Nope -- the other way around.

    Divide 900 into 54. Your answer will be a decimal.

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    16.6?

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    No -- your answer should be a decimal that converts to less than 10 %

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    0.06

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    Right! 0.06 = 6%

    54 patients out of a total of 900 patients = 6 %.

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