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I suck at Maths :( need help!

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So my brother asked me this maths question that has left me scratching my head, so if you could help me out I would be thanking you many times :) So here its a basic one, dont laugh I never went …
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6y, 2m agoPosted 6 years, 2 months ago
So my brother asked me this maths question that has left me scratching my head, so if you could help me out I would be thanking you many times :)

So here its a basic one, dont laugh I never went to college! hehe

There are 320 people in a room, and 111 of them are boys what percentage of boys are there?
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6y, 2m agoPosted 6 years, 2 months ago
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#1
by college u mean sixth form. or are u american?

btw...why did he ask u this?

Edited By: magicbeans on Dec 14, 2010 22:46
#2
34.68%ish
3 Likes #3
111 divided by 320 x 100

=34.68%
#4
About 30% (that's the three second answer from top of my head - using a calculator would be more accurate).
#5
34.688%
#6
Depends if there are any men & women in the room also
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The Therapist
Depends if there are any men & women in the room also
No it doesn't lol ----
it mentions that there are 111 boys in the room, what is the percentage of boys. so regardless of any other sex its already given you the answer..
#8
I agree...














... you do suck at arithmetic!
#9
magicbeans
by college u mean sixth form. or are u american?btw...why did he ask u this?

I've just enrolled onto a maths course at college and he was testing out my rusty maths skills oO
1 Like #10
to be better at maths all you gotta do is do loads of maths questions.
#11
"There are 320 people in a room, and 111 of them are boys what percentage of boys are there?"

Wow!
#12
cannyscot
I agree...... you do suck at arithmetic!

http://www.withoutatraceroute.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/facepalm.jpg
#13
Probability Theory and Random Processes

my fav:)
#14
magicbeans
by college u mean sixth form. or are u american?

btw...why did he ask u this?


I went to college and I'm well and truly British. Thank You.
banned#15
What is the ratio of boys to people and then people to boys OP?
and what is the simplest fraction of boys and people?

Edited By: bykergrove on Dec 14, 2010 23:39
#16
krazie2004
magicbeans
by college u mean sixth form. or are u american?

btw...why did he ask u this?


I went to college and I'm well and truly British. Thank You.



i went to tea with the queen.
banned#17
magicbeans
by college u mean sixth form. or are u american?

btw...why did he ask u this?


college and sixth form are two different things.
banned#18
I went to college not sixth form
#19
t0mm
The Therapist
Depends if there are any men & women in the room also
No it doesn't lol ----it mentions that there are 111 boys in the room, what is the percentage of boys. so regardless of any other sex its already given you the answer..

Doh........
#20
bykergrove
What is the ratio of boys to people and then people to boys OP?and what is the simplest fraction of boys and people?

boys=people dont they? you mean boys to girls dont you? oO
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bykergrove
What is the ratio of boys to people and then people to boys OP?and what is the simplest fraction of boys and people?


boys=people dont they? you mean boys to girls dont you? oO

http://i.imgur.com/FzM5p.jpg
ok ratio of boys to girls then girls to boys.

and what is the simplest fraction if there were 112 boys and 320 people(show your working)
#22
7:13.
#23
Anyone else timing out and getting "page could not load" errors?
#24
^^
guess u r correct, but i think that OP meant he didnt continue past GCSEs. just wanted to make sure it was that.

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