The plan

Students have collected 48 kg of paper which is 16% of the plan. How many kg of paper still have to collect to fulfill the plan?

Correct result:

x =  252 kg

Solution:

48 = 0.16 p
x=p-48

48 = 0.16•p
x=p-48

0.16p = 48
p-x = 48

p = 300
x = 252

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