Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.6 - Percent and Mixture Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 51

Answer

120

Work Step by Step

78 is $100-35=65$% of the number of employees prior to the layoffs. Therefore, $\frac{78}{65}$ is 1% of the number of employees prior to the layoffs. The number of employees prior to the layoffs is $\frac{78}{65}*100=120$
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