OpenStudy (anonymous):

** HELP ASAP ** FAN + MEDAL Estimate using compatible numbers. seventy-eight percent of one hundred ninety-six one hundred one hundred twenty one hundred sixty two hundred ten

4 years ago
OpenStudy (goldphenoix):

You see, you can use the method: $\frac{ is }{ of } = \frac{ percent }{ 100 }$ The of is 196 since it is next to the word 'of'. and the percent is 78%. Now plug it in.$\frac{ is }{ 196 } = \frac{ 78 }{ 100 }$ You can solve for is by cross multiply. So 196 x 78 is equal to 15288. Divide it by 100 to get 152.88, which is clsoe to about 160.