MATH SOLVE

6 months ago

Q:
# the local chess club has 60 member. 24 of them are younger than twenty. what percent of members of the chess club are younger than 20

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A:

You can first write it as a fraction. 24 out of the 60 members are younger than twenty.

24/60

Simplify by dividing the numerator and denominator by the GCF, 12:

2/5

Percentages are parts of 100, so we want to get 100 in the denominator to find the percentage. 100 / 5 = 20, multiply numerator and denominator by 20:

40/100

This is 40 parts of 100 or 40%.

So 40% of the members of the chess club are younger than 20.

24/60

Simplify by dividing the numerator and denominator by the GCF, 12:

2/5

Percentages are parts of 100, so we want to get 100 in the denominator to find the percentage. 100 / 5 = 20, multiply numerator and denominator by 20:

40/100

This is 40 parts of 100 or 40%.

So 40% of the members of the chess club are younger than 20.