Results from a survey show that that 36% of dog owners say their dog sleeps in a family member's bed. If 12,500 pet owners were polled, how many people made this claim?

1 Answer
Dec 1, 2017



Convert #36%# to a decimal first, so #36/100=0.36#

Now multiply that by the total amount of pet owners to get the amount (the 36%) of the people who made the claim.


36% of 12500 = 4500

Therefore, 4500 people made that claim