Walkabout wrote:

Last year, for every 100 million vehicles that traveled on a certain highway, 96 vehicles were involved in accidents. If 3 billion vehicles traveled on the highway last year, how many of those vehicles were involved in accidents? (1 billion = 1,000,000,000)

(A) 288

(B) 320

(C) 2,880

(D) 3,200

(E) 28,800

Hello

The solution above mine is much easier but I didn't catch it under timing so here's how I solved it. (looks easier on paper for canceling out)

(10^8)/96=3x10^9/x

x=(96x3x10^9)/10^8 (cancel out 10^9 and 10^8 you get 10)

x=96x30=2 880