ndugan Posts: 1, Reputation: 1 New Member #1 Oct 16, 2011, 03:43 PM
Math word problem
A rancher is planning to put up 220 yards of fencing. In the morning she puts up 80 yards, and in the afternoon she puts up 40% of the remaining fence. What percent of the fence did she put up that day?
 Wondergirl Posts: 37,926, Reputation: 5430 Jobs & Parenting Expert #2 Oct 16, 2011, 04:36 PM
First, do what all my math teachers told me -- draw a picture.

How many yards were left to put up after 80 yards were finished?
 HelpfulPerson Posts: 2, Reputation: 1 New Member #3 Oct 30, 2011, 05:09 AM
220-80=x
40% * x = y
(80+y)/220 * 100

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