## Answer :

3% -----------1.5m

100% -------- x

crossmultiply now

3*x=1.5*100

3x=150 /:3 divide both sides by 3

x=50m

2. Similar situation

40% ------------1000

100% -----------x

crossmultiply

40*x=100*1000

40x=100000 /:40

x=2500 - its the answer

2. Students at Lincoln Middle School sell gist wrap to raise money for student activities. The school keeps 40% of sales. How many dollars worth of gift wrap must be sold to make $1,000?

3% -----------1.5m

100% -------- x

crossmultiply now

3*x=1.5*100

3x=150 /:3 divide both sides by 3

x=50m

2. Similar situation

40% ------------1000

100% -----------x

crossmultiply

40*x=100*1000

40x=100000 /:40

x=2500 - its the answer