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ThatBoiRay17:

At the mall 5 out of every 25 shoppers were wearing a dress. Based on this information, if 700 shoppers were at the mall, how many of the shoppers could be expected to be wearing a dress?

Florisalreadytaken:

simply use the rule of 3.

TETSXPREME:

Ok so since you have this information "At the mall 5 out of every 25 shoppers were wearing a dress. Based on this information"

TETSXPREME:

Do you have any idea how you could figure this out ?

TETSXPREME:

@thatboiray17 ?

TETSXPREME:

And plus you have this on the wrong subject

TETSXPREME:

Please Put This On The Right Subject @thaboiray17

TETSXPREME:

\(\color{#0cbb34}{\text{Originally Posted by}}\) @Itsyogurlnae no i don't know how to figure this out lmao \(\color{#0cbb34}{\text{End of Quote}}\) Not you the person who created this post

Trickjoker:

5 out of 25 would be 20%.

mxddi3:

No. We don't do it that way. Let me show you.

Trickjoker:

so, i think we multiply 20 by something.

TETSXPREME:

\(\color{#0cbb34}{\text{Originally Posted by}}\) @Trickjoker 5 out of 25 would be 20%. \(\color{#0cbb34}{\text{End of Quote}}\) no you dont do nothing with percents

TETSXPREME:

All you do is divide

mxddi3:

ok one way to do it is this. 5 out of 25 is equal to 1 out of 5. Then we take that and set it equal to x out of 700. Then, 5 times what is 700. (do 700/5). |dw:1614803909215:dw|

mxddi3:

the answer you get here, multiply it by 1 to get your "x" value. Or, you could just do: |dw:1614804082965:dw| then you would do \[700\div25\] take that answer and multiply it by 5 to get the "x" value. You get the same either way. Good luck ! (:

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