# SOLUTION: A rancher is planning to put up 220 yards of fencing. In the morning she puts up 80 yards, and in the afternoon she puts up 40% of the remaining fence. What percent of the fence di

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 Question 326946: A rancher is planning to put up 220 yards of fencing. In the morning she puts up 80 yards, and in the afternoon she puts up 40% of the remaining fence. What percent of the fence did she put up that day.Answer by nyc_function(2733)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!220 - 80 = 140 140 * 0.40 = 56 On that day, she put up 140 + 56 yards or 196 yards of fence. There are 220 yards in total. Let p = percent of the fence that she put up on that day p = 196/220 p = 89%