Attendance at a Tempe High-School Compared to MAT102 Attendance

Corona del Sol High-School in Tempe, Arizona, has approximately 2,800 students. On Friday, 20 April 2007 (4/20), between "500 and 700 were in attendance." One 18-year-old senior student was quoted saying: "There was, like, no-one."

  1. 500 is ______% of 2,800. [round to nearest hundredth]

  2. If 700 of 2800 students were in attendance, then that implies _______% of students were absent. [round to nearest hundredth]

  3. The average of 500 and 700 is 600. If the attendance ratio of 600:2800 is applied to my MAT102 classes totalling 41 students, then there would be _______ students in attendance. [round to nearest whole student]

Creator: Gerald D. Thurman []
Created: 21 April 2007

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