What percent of all employees attend night school?

mrs.wright1976

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In a certain company 30% of the men and 20% of the women attend night school. if 40% of all employees are men, what % of all employees attend night school?

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skeeter

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let E = total number of employees

let M = total number of men = .4E

let W = total number of women = .6E

number that attend night school = .3(.4E) + .2(.6E) = .24E

so ... what percentage of all employees attend night school?
 

Denis

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mrs.wright1976 said:
Please show your work!
Would you like fries with that?
 
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