# SOLUTION: In a certain company, 30 percent of the men and 20 percent of the women attend night school. If 40 percent of all employees are men, what percentage of all the employees attend nig

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 Click here to see ALL problems on percentage Question 99856: In a certain company, 30 percent of the men and 20 percent of the women attend night school. If 40 percent of all employees are men, what percentage of all the employees attend night school?Found 2 solutions by checkley71, stanbon:Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!MEN WHO ATTEND NIGHT SCHOOL .3*.4=.12 OR 12% WOMEN WHO ATTEND NIGHT SCHOOL .2(1-.4)=.2*.6=12 OR 12%THEREFORE THE TOTAL PERCENT IS 12+12=24% ATTEND NIGHT SCHOOL. Answer by stanbon(60771)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!In a certain company, 30 percent of the men and 20 percent of the women attend night school. If 40 percent of all employees are men, what percentage of all the employees attend night school? ------------------ Let "x" be the number of employees. # of men = 0.4x ; number of women =0.6x # of men who go to night school = 0.3*0.4x = 0.12x # of women who go to night school = 0.2*0.6x= 0.12x ----------------------- Total percent who attend night school is 0.12 + 0.12 = 24% ========================== Cheers, Stan H.