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an awards banquet is attended by 120 people. ribbons are awarded for first, second, and third place in each of 25 categories. no one gets more than one ribbon. what percent of the people attending the banquet receives a ribbon?

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3(25)/120 X 100 = 62.5%

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3 x 25=75 P 75
-- -- =62.5%
100 120

cross multiply. P x 120= 120P
100 x 75=7500
7500/120=62.5%

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