The number of lime flavored gumballs in the gumball machine is 85. If this is 17% of the number of gumballs in the machine, how many gumballs are in the machine?
Mar 14, 2018
The total number of gumballs is 500.
Percent means per hundred.
Let the total number of gumballs be n. Then
17% of n = 85 means that
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