Sunday, November 13, 2011

According to an article in the newspaper, 35% of Regina residents like winter. If the population of Regina is 178 000, how many people like winter? Show two different ways to find the answer

How to find the answer to the question:


1. First you have to start from 100%, because percentage is out of 100.

2.Second you have to Divide or Multiply to get to the percentage asked.

3.Whatever you do on the right side do the same on the left side.

Another way how to get the answer from the question:

1.First you have to change the percentage asked to a decimal.

2.Multiply the decimal with how much the population is, then you get the answer.

A video about ratio table:

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