## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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# Chapter 6 - Percent - Test - Page 470: 12

#### Answer

800 is the total number of socks.

#### Work Step by Step

$\frac{part}{whole}=\frac{percent}{100}$ $\frac{32}{w}=\frac{4}{100}$ Cross multiply to solve for w. $4w=(32)(100)$ $4w\div4=3200\div4$ $w=800$

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