Someone help! you have 44 text messages in your inbox. How many messages can your cell phone hold? (and inbox is 88% full)
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Someone help! you have 44 text messages in your inbox. How many messages can your cell phone hold? (and inbox is 88% full)
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1. User Answers iGreen
We can set up a proportion.
88% = 0.88
44/0.88 = x/1
Cross multiply:
0.88x = 44
Divide 0.88 to both sides:
x = 50
So your cell phone can hold 50 messages. 
2. User Answers cclemeno
ratio and proportion 44/x=88/100 cross multiply x= 50 messages