algebra help!

8) While eating in the cafeteria at school, 65%, or 26, of the students in the class ate pizza. find the number of students in the entire class.

My guess is 17 students??

PlZ Help!

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  1. Why are you guessing?
    This is Math.

    btw, you "guessed" incorrectly, you took 65% of 26

    the 26 represents the 65% of the total students who happen to eat pizza.

    let the number of students be x
    65% of x = 26
    .65x = 26
    x = 26/.65 = 40

    check: what is 65% of 40 ?

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  2. Do you understand now?

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  3. So the answer 40

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  4. READ MY NAME!

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  5. Same goes for you ^^^^^

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  6. Thx Reiny I was having a problem you showed me how to find the problem not just the answer!

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  7. Omg Reiny thank you you're a lifesaver :D

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  8. lol you got rekt cuz you were guessing in math! lol

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  9. haha i saw this and smfh

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  10. wouldnt help to be nice and give the correct answer :P lol

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  11. Its 26 students

    65% of 40 is 26

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  12. i love how people are unironically going around jiskha telling kids to do their own work, and genuinely think kids will be like "omg guys "spogbobfan122" says we should do our schoolwork i guess we should do our schoolwork"

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  13. ik

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  14. puso dogf

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  15. Well at least he's using polite manners.

    "PLEASE JUST DO YOUR WORK"

    lol

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