# SOLUTION: If 36,000 people make up 15% of a population, then what is the total population? First, solve the problem with the aid of either a picture, a percent diagram, or both, explaining y

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 Question 162138This question is from textbook : If 36,000 people make up 15% of a population, then what is the total population? First, solve the problem with the aid of either a picture, a percent diagram, or both, explaining your reasoning. Then, solve the problem by setting up and solving an equation.This question is from textbook Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!36,000=.15X X=36,000/.15 X=240,000 IS THE TOTAL POPULATION.