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At a math convention, nine out of eleven people are bored by cable news. If there are 126  people at the convention who are not bored by cable news, then how many people at the convention are bored by cable news?

Feb 20, 2021

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9/11 of the people are bored by cable news, so 2/11 of the people are not bored by cable news.

$$126 \cdot \frac{11}{2} = \boxed{693}$$ people are bored by cable news.

Feb 21, 2021