# At Little Rock School, 476 students ride their bike to school. If this number is 85% of the school enrollment, then how many students are enrolled?

Mar 15, 2018

$560$ students are enrolled.

#### Explanation:

Let the number of enrolled students is $x$

In given statement, $x \cdot \frac{85}{100} = 476$

$\therefore x = \frac{476 \cdot 100}{85} \therefore x = 560$

$560$ students are enrolled . [Ans]

Mar 15, 2018

$560$ students

#### Explanation:

Any percentage question can be done using direct proportion.

We have:

$476$ is to 85% as what number is to 100%?

476/85 = x/100" "(larr"students")/(larr"percent")

$x = \frac{476 \times 100}{85}$

$x = 560$ students