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# Any math moms out there? I need help with a problem.

I am working on a project for work and I need to find out a particular statistic. I found out that the statistic that I am looking for is 2 out of every 20 people. If the population is 93,379. How would I go about finding how many this would be?

Asked by JeremysMom at 10:14 AM on Oct. 7, 2010 in Money & Work

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• 93379/20*2 ?

Answer by spammyann at 10:18 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

• 2 out of 20 is 10%. 10% of 93,379 is 9337.9 people.

Answer by Anonymous at 10:18 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

• 2 out of every 20 is 10%, 10% of 93,379 is 9,337.9

Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 10:17 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

• That's 10 percent of the people, so it would be the population times 10 percent.

Answer by Shanna84 at 10:17 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

• 93,379/20*2 = 9,338 (rounded)

Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 10:17 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

• Thank you ladies! I knew that but I guess I was trying to make the problem harder than it was. Thanks again!

Comment by JeremysMom (original poster) at 10:19 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

• Thank you spammyann. I will need to formula for other populations so this will help.

Comment by JeremysMom (original poster) at 10:20 AM on Oct. 7, 2010