Math
posted by Deontai .
Suppose 8 out of every 20 students are absent from school less than 5 days a year. Predict how many students would be absent from school less than 5 days a year out of 40,000 students

What is (8/20)(40000) ?

Cross multiply and solve for x.
8/20 = x/40,000 
16,000

Right.

Yes deontai u r correct thank u!

Suppose 8 out of every student are absent from school less than five days a year. Predict how many students would be absent from school less than five days a year out of 40,000 students

16,000

Can I have the math to it please.

how did u get 16,000?

9+10=21

9+10=19