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Jess observed that 60% of the people at a mall on a particular day shopped for clothes. If 2500 people at the mall did not shop for clothes that day, the number of people who shopped for clothes that day was ______. (only put numeric values, no other symbols)

would this be 3,750

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  1. Disagree

    (1-.60)x = 2500

    Solve for x.

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  2. 100% - 60% = 40% Did not shop for clothes.

    0.40P = 2500.
    P = 6,250 People at the mall.

    6250-2500 = 3,750 People shopped for
    clothes. Yes!!

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