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The football team has 86 players. Thirty-two of those players are seniors. What percent of the football players are seniors? Round your answer to the nearest whole number.

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    Divide: 32/86 = ?

    Change the decimal to a percent by moving the decimal point over two places to the right. Or multiply the decimal by 100.

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    Hi Sara, What you do is divide 32 by 86 and that gives you the percent
    of seniors on the football team

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    2/3=.66
    .66*86=57%

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    No, it's not 57%. divide 32 by 86 and multiply by 100. If rounding to the nearest whole number, you get 37% which makes sense since 32 seniors is a bit less than half (50%) of the whole team.

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    Thanks, Lynnette! Good explanation for Anonymous.

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    You're welcome! This site is great!

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