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#1 2005-12-13 11:44:08

babyangel1972
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Registered: 2005-12-12
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Word problem

On a roll of film with 24 exposures, 6 exposures did not print.  What percent of the film did not print.

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#2 2005-12-13 12:14:56

mathsyperson
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Re: Word problem

The fraction of rolls that didn't print is 6/24 = 1/4.
You can turn this into a percentage by multiplying by 100%, which makes it 25%.


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