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The school library budget to buy new books is $5000. The librarian has this list to show the types of books students borrowed in one year,

french:11%      history:21%      reference:15%      science:15%      Biography:11%       Geography:9%      Fiction:18%

a) How much money should be spent on each type of book? How do you know?

b) Explain how you can check your answers in part a.

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a) 

French  =  .11 * 5000 =  $550

History  = .21  * 5000 = $1050

Reference  =  .15 * 5000 = $750

Science  =  .15 * 5000 = $750

Biography = .11 * 5000 = $550

Geography = .09 * 5000 = $450

Fiction = .18 * 5000 = $900

 

b) Check  :  add all the numbers in red.....they should total $5000

 

 

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CPhill  Jan 4, 2018

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