math_celebrity Administrator Staff member Apr 14, 2020 #1 On a Math test, 12 students earned an A. This number is exactly 25% of the total number of students in the class. How many students are in the class? Let the total number of students be s. Since 25% is 0.25 as a decimal, We have an equation: 0.25s = 12 Type this equation into our search engine, and we get: s = 48

On a Math test, 12 students earned an A. This number is exactly 25% of the total number of students in the class. How many students are in the class? Let the total number of students be s. Since 25% is 0.25 as a decimal, We have an equation: 0.25s = 12 Type this equation into our search engine, and we get: s = 48