MATH SOLVE

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# Students at Westbrook Middle School hold green team meetings to plan ways to helpprotect the environment. This week there are 144 members at the meeting, which is 90%of the total group.What is the total number of green team members?members

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Answer:The total number of green team members is 160.Step-by-step explanation:Given:There are 144 members at the meeting, which is 90% of the total group.So, let the total number be [tex]x[/tex].According to question: Β 90% of [tex]x[/tex]=144.β[tex]\frac{90}{100}\times x=144[/tex]β[tex]0.90\times x=144[/tex]β[tex]0.90x=144[/tex]Now, dividing both sides by 0.90 we get:β[tex]x=160[/tex]Therefore, the total number of green team members is 160.