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11-86.

Sixty-five percent of the 8th grade class is selling magazines for the class fundraiser. If 112 students are selling magazines, how many students are in the 8th grade class? Homework Help ✎

112 students is 65% of the class.
Draw a diagram.

Now create a proportion equation that describes this relationship.

Approximately 172 students are in the 8th grade class.

$\frac{65}{100}=\frac{112}x$