Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 6 - Percent - Test: 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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