According to the Pew Charitable Trusts 2013 State of the City report, there are

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 According to the Pew Charitable Trusts 2013 State of the City report, there are about 274,800 adults in the city of Philadelphia who have graduated from college.  If this is about 24% of all adults in the city, how many adults are there living in Philadelphia? 

 
Jun 16th, 2015

x = 274800 *100/24 = 1145000

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Jun 16th, 2015

I dont understand how you got that answer

Jun 16th, 2015

Let  the total number of adults be x

24 % of x = 274800

(24/100) * x = 274800

x = 274800 * 100/24

  = 1145000

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