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A total of 84 600 people attended the state of origin match, 71% were NSW supporters, how many people in the crowd supported the opposing team queensland?

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24534 attendees who supported queensland!

 

First of all, let's figure out the percent that were not NSW supporters. To do this, subtract 71% from 100%:

 

\(100\%-71\%=29\%\)

 

29% of people supported queensland. To find the amount of people who supported queensland, multiple the number of attendees by the percent:

 

\(84600*29\%\)

\(=\frac{84600}{1}*\frac{29}{100}\)      Here, I converted the percent to a fraction.

\(=\frac{84600*29}{100}\)

\(=\frac{2453400}{100}=24534\) attendees who supported queensland!

TheXSquaredFactor  May 21, 2017

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