a snapshot is taken at a busy intersection and analysed. it shows that 16 people are in personl vehicles, 56 people are in buses,and 24 are

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a snapshot is taken at a busy intersection and analysed. it shows that 16 people are in personl vehicles, 56 people are in buses,and 24 are walking. what fraction ( in lowest terms) of the people are in vehicles?​

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Alice 3 days 2021-10-11T00:05:03+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-10-11T00:06:55+00:00

    Answer:

    3/4, or three quarters of people are on vehicles.

    Step-by-step explanation:

    solution 1:find the number of vehicles

    personal vehicles and buses are both vehicles so we add the number, 16 and 56 to get a total of 72 people on vehicles. the total number of people there is 16+56+24 and this is 96. now we express this as a fraction and get 72/96. we simplify by dividing 24 from both top and bottom to get 3/4.

    solution 2:find the number of people walking and subtract.

    24 are walking out of the 96. this means 1/4 people are walking and the rest are on vehicles. 1- 1/4 is 3/4, so 3/4 people are on vehicles.

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