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December 13th, 2018, 06:24 PM  #1 
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I'm having trouble with this question: The community of Bardville has 1332 lefthanded females. If 48% of the community is female and 15% of all females are lefthanded, how many people are in the community? Thanks for the help. 
December 13th, 2018, 07:02 PM  #2 
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HINT: f = total number of females .15f = 1332 Sorry, but we don't do homework. 
December 13th, 2018, 08:11 PM  #3 
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As 15% of 48% is 7.2%, the 1332 lefthanded females form 7.2% of the community. However, you are not told that there are any people in the community.


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