5th grade Math

the food budget for each month is $540 which is 15% of their household income What is their household income? How?

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  1. I don't know that this is 5th grade math -- but here's one way to find the answer.

    Let x = the household income.

    0.15x = 540
    x = 540/0.15
    x = 3600

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    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. Thank You! Right now we're learning percent equations. Yeah! (:

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  3. You're welcome.

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  4. what are three equivalent fractions for 1/8, 7/10, and 11/12

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