To raise money, a school is sponsoring a magazine subscription drive. By visiting 90 homes in the neighborhood, one student was able to sell $375 worth of subscriptions. At this rate, how many additional homes will the student have to visit in order to meet a $1000 goal?additional homes

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To raise money, a school is sponsoring a magazine subscription drive. By visiting 90 homes in the neighborhood, one student was able to sell $375 worth of subscriptions. At this rate, how many additional homes will the student have to visit in order to meet a $1000 goal?
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Step 1

Given:

 By visiting 90 homes in the neighborhood, one student was able to sell $375 worth of subscriptions.

Let ‘x’ more homes, the student needs to visit the reach the goal of $1000.

Step 2

Here the proportion will rema...

90 x
90
375
1000
375(90+x) 90x1000
375 x 90 375xx= 90000
33750 375x 90000
375x 90000 33750
375x 56250
56250
375
x 150
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90 x 90 375 1000 375(90+x) 90x1000 375 x 90 375xx= 90000 33750 375x 90000 375x 90000 33750 375x 56250 56250 375 x 150

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