Eighty thousand whales live in the waters near Iceland. By what percent will that number be reduced, if after 10 years only 76,000 whales will remain?

NeebieMath Mar 4, 2016

#1**+8 **

Best Answer

95% of the whales will be dead leaving only 5% of the whole population left.

80,000/76,000=1.05263157895

Then 100/1.05263157895 which equals 95%

zegroes Mar 4, 2016

#2**+5 **

Opposite of that is correct. 5% of the whales are dead, while 95% are alive.

Unit rate of years to whales dead.

1 year=400 dead whales.

rarinstraw1195
Mar 4, 2016