Hello, I am a little confused on the solution given on page 332 for problem #6 of “Percents and Percent change”. The first two steps to solving the problem are listed as

1. 7=x/100*56

2. 5/56=x/100

I’m not sure how to get from step 1 to step 2 – or where the 7 in step 1 came from. It seems to me that the 7 in step 1 should be a 5 – as the problem asks for babies born on Thursday, not Tuesday. Is this a typo, or am I missing something?

You’re not missing anything—that’s totally a typo! The 7 in the first step should be a 5.

…so embarrassed. :/

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