# Calculating percentages

**Question description**

At Gillway Community College, 43 out of 381 students earned honors. At Montessa Valley Community College, 17 out of 108 students earned honors.

- Estimate the rate at which Gillway CC students earned honors.

% - Estimate the rate at which Montessa Valley CC students earned honors.

% - Which school had a higher rate of students earning honors?
- Write a statement about the estimated percentage of students who earned honors at Gillway CC. (Use a word or phrase from the list above.) You may want to refer to the Writing Principle from Lesson 1.2 and the handout on writing about quantitative information.

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