Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.5 Solving Application Problems with Proportions - 5.5 Exercises - Page 366: 36

Answer

$\frac{1}{8} = \frac{x}{100}$ $8x = 1\times100$ $\frac{8x}{8} = \frac{100}{8}$ $x = 13$ 13 out of 100 babies are born bald.

Work Step by Step

$\frac{1}{8} = \frac{x}{100}$ $8x = 1\times100$ $\frac{8x}{8} = \frac{100}{8}$ $x = 13$
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