# 7th Pre-Algebra Word Problem

Approximately one-seventh of the people in the United States are left-handed. The population of the United States is about 300 million. Write and solve an equation to estimate howmany people in the United States are left handed.

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1. (1/7)(300) = 300/7 = 42.85 = about 43 million

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