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8. Of the 180 students who took part in the Race for Hunger, about 5/8 were sophomores. Of the sophomores, 40% were girls. How many sophomore girls took part in the race?

A.35 girls
B.125 girls
C.45 girls
D.72 girls
please explain and show work

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    (5/8) * 180 = 900/8 = 112.5 sophomores

    0.4 * 112.5 = ?

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    It equals 45.

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    Right.

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