Sunday, October 18, 2009

Scribepost for October 18, 2009 Question 17

Question #17

17. There are 48 passengers on a transit bus. At the next stop, 16 passengers got off and 12 others got on the bus.

a) What is the ratio of th
e passengers who got off the bus compared to the original number on the bus? Show the ratio in lowest terms.

The ratio of the number of passengers that got off the bus compared to the original number of passengers is:

a) What is the ratio of the passengers who got on the bus at the stop compared to the new total then on the bus? Write your answer as a fraction, a decimal, and a percent.

The ratio of passengers that got on to the new tot
al is 12 : 44.
In fractions that would be:

Written as a decimal, it would be 0.27 when it's rounded to the nearest hundredth. As a percent is would be 27% because I multiplied the decimal by 100.

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