#### Answer

a. 1,190 people recycle bottles and cans
b. 980 people recycle paper products and newspapers

#### Work Step by Step

a. Percent=68 ;whole= 1750.
$\frac{68}{1750}=\frac{x}{100}$
Write the fraction in the lowest terms:
$\frac{68}{1750}=\frac{17}{25}$
Cross products:
$25x=29750$
Solve for x:
$x=1190$
b.Percent=56 ;whole= 1750.
$\frac{x}{1750}=\frac{56}{100}$
Write the fraction in the lowest terms:
$\frac{x}{1750}=\frac{14}{25}$
Cross products:
$25x=24500$
Solve for x:
$x=980$