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Carrie asked 50 randomly selected middle school students at Kind's High School about their favorite fast food item. Twenty-one selected french fries. If there are 350 middle school students at King's High School, estimate how many will select french fries as their favorite fast food.
a)141
b)147
c)153
d)159
Is the answer d/

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  1. use the same proportion:

    350 * (21/50) = 147

    How did you come by d?

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  2. yes that is correct it is 147

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  3. Hahahahahaha Redditor

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  4. the answer is 147

    350 รท 50 = 7

    21 x 7 = 147

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  5. there is muliple ways to do this question.
    21/50 x 350 =147
    or
    350/50 =7
    then 21 x 7, which will be =147
    both of these will work.
    so
    #17 B.

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