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Hello:

I need help with this math question with how to solve answer:

The percentage voters who voted in this election was 55%, up 179 the percentage that voted at the last election.

I appreciate help.

Thank you,

Danette

Jun 21, 2020

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I need help with this math question with how to solve answer:

The percentage voters who voted in this election was 55%, up 179 the percentage that voted at the last election.

Hello Danette!

Last time voted x %.

Then applies

$$\frac{x}{100}\cdot 179=55\%\\ x=\frac{100\cdot55\%}{179}$$

$$x=30.73\ \%$$

The percentage that voted at the last election is 30.73%.

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Jun 21, 2020
edited by asinus  Jun 21, 2020