# SOLUTION: ..The population of a town is 35,400 people. If twenty two percent of the towns population works in the automobile manufacturing plant, how many people work at the plant? ...Dri

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 Click here to see ALL problems on test Question 153552: ..The population of a town is 35,400 people. If twenty two percent of the towns population works in the automobile manufacturing plant, how many people work at the plant? ...Dring the course of a week 16% of vehicles tested failed a vehicle emissions test. If 72 vehicles failed the test, how many vehicles were tested? Answer by Alan3354(30983)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The population of a town is 35,400 people. If twenty two percent of the towns population works in the automobile manufacturing plant, how many people work at the plant? ------------------- 22% is 0.22. 35,400*0.22 = 7,788 ...Dring the course of a week 16% of vehicles tested failed a vehicle emissions test. If 72 vehicles failed the test, how many vehicles were tested? ----------------------- 72 is 16%, so 4.5 is 1% The total that failed, 100%, is 100 times 1%, or 100 x 4.5 = 450