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

students is of the class.
Draw a diagram like the one at right.

Now create a proportion equation that describes this relationship.

Approximately students are in the 8th grade class.

A percent ruler, from 0% to 100%, with a tick mark at 65%. The section from 0% to 65% is labeled, 112.