# math

i have 2 problems.
1. Only 40% of the seats in a theater are occupied. The theater 320 seat. How many seats are occupied?
2. In one game, a football quarterback threw 20 passes and completed 12 of them. What percent of the passes were completed?
while helping me out.. i will glady respond to any comments below thank you

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1. 1. You have two numbers: 0.4 and 320.
Do you think you should
subtract?
multiply?
divide?
Which gives you the most reasonable answer?

2. Change this to a decimal and then a percent.
12/20 = ?

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2. 2. 0.6=60%

1. i think you should divide? 125?

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posted by piper
3. 2 is correct.

1.
320/0.4 = 800
0.4/320 = 0.00125
Obviously those answers are wrong.

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4. you subtract then? 320-40=280?

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posted by piper
5. Nope. Forty percent is almost half.

You have two choices left. Please do not post this question again. Good luck and happy figuring.

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