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one year, a student council sold 856 copies of a school year book. four fifths of the students at the school bought a copy. how many students did not buy a year book

evan2205  May 21, 2017

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  Let the number of students = S, then:
4/5S = 856 multiply both sides by 5/4
S = 1,070 total number of students
1,070 x 1/5 = 214 students who didn't buy the yearbook.

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  Let the number of students = S, then:
4/5S = 856 multiply both sides by 5/4
S = 1,070 total number of students
1,070 x 1/5 = 214 students who didn't buy the yearbook.

Guest May 21, 2017

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