Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 6 - Percent - Review Exercises - Page 469: 32


The total number of boaters in the survey was 1100.

Work Step by Step

$\frac{part}{whole} = \frac{percent}{100}$ $\frac{88}{boaters}=\frac{8}{100}$ cross multiply to solve for the number of boaters $8b=(88)(100)$ $8b\div8=8800\div8$ $b=1100$
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