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− | There are <math>5+5+15+2=27</math> million Blacks living in the U.S. Out of these, <math>15</math> of them live in the South, so the percentage is <math>\frac{15}{27}\approx 56\% </math>. | + | There are <math>5+5+15+2=27</math> million Blacks living in the U.S. Out of these, <math>15</math> of them live in the South, so the percentage is <math>\frac{15}{27}\approx \frac{60}{108}\approx 56\% </math>. |
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Latest revision as of 15:22, 22 March 2020
Problem
Assume the adjoining chart shows the U.S. population, in millions, for each region by ethnic group. To the nearest percent, what percent of the U.S. Black population lived in the South?
Solution
There are million Blacks living in the U.S. Out of these, of them live in the South, so the percentage is .
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