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The results of a survey are shown. In the survey, 28 students said their favorite dessert is ice cream.

a. How many students were surveyed?
b. How many students said their favorite dessert is pie?

Favorite Dessert
Pie: 15%
Candy: 23%
Cake: 27%
Ice Cream: 35%

*show your work so I know how to do it*

  1. 👍 5
  2. 👎 5
  3. 👁 2,018
  1. 0.35x = 28

    x = 28/0.35

    x = 80 students in the survey

    0.15 * 80 = _______ students like pie.

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    2. 👎 1
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    Ms. Sue
  2. Thank you!

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  3. You're welcome.

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    Ms. Sue
  4. 35

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    2. 👎 3
  5. what is the answer to part b. how many students said their favorite dessert was pie?

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  6. I have no clue I hope you figure it out sorry. :-)

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  7. Actually the answer is 0.12 but you can't have part of a person so it would round up to 1 person for part b.

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  8. No, actually part B is 0.15 times 80 which equals 12.

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  9. cake,cake,cake

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  10. thx

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