Princeton caught 42 fish this summer, which is 70% of the number of fish his friend Trenton caught. How many fish did Trenton catch?

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  1. Jarick
    42 is 70% of fish Trenton caught ... lets let x stand for Trenton's fish

    " is " means equals ... turn percent to decimal

    42 = 0.70x

    42/0.70 = x

    60 = x < = = Trenton caught 60 fish
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