Algebra 1

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Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-7 Solving Proportions - Standardized Test Prep: 61

Answer

36 students

Work Step by Step

If 1 in 3 were out sick, 2 in 3 were left. Assume that s is the number of students. $\frac{2}{3}=\frac{24}{s}$ cross multiply $2s=72$ divide both sides by 2 $2s\div2=72\div2$ simplify $s=36$
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