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There are 480 students enrolled at school and 75% of those students buy their lunch in the school cafeteria. How many students bring their lunch? What percent of the students bring their lunch from home? How many students bring their lunch from home?

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asked by mon
  1. assuming they all eat lunch and 75% buy their lunch then 25% bring their own lunch
    .25 * 480 = 120 bring lunch

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    posted by Damon
  2. Damon how did you find the answer?

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    posted by mon
  3. What don't you understand about his clear explanation?

  4. Damon's answer does indicate how many do not buy their lunch in the cafeteria.

    Your series of questions indicates there may be students who bring their lunch who do not bring it from home.

    Maybe they ripped off a convenience store on the way to school. Maybe they stole some other kid's lunch in the hallway. Maybe they stopped for breakfast at a diner and brought the leftovers as their lunch.

    Gotta be more precise, guy...

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    posted by Steve
  5. you did not work the problemI would like to see your figures.

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    posted by mon

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