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there are 36 carpenters in a crew. on a certain day, 29 were present. what percent showed up for work?

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100 (29/36) = ______%

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Set up a proportion.

29 / 36 = x / 100

29 X 100 = 2900

2900 / 36 is approximately 81 percent.

So, approximately 81 percent of the crew members showed up for work.

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