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a. A hospital employs 346 nurses, and 35% of them are male. How many male nurses are there?

b. An engineering firm employs 178 engineers, and 112 of them are male. What percentage of these engineers are female?

c. A large law firm is made up of 65% male lawyers, or 169 male lawyers. What is the total number of lawyers at the firm?

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1 of 4a. There is a total of $346$ nurses in this hospital, within which are $35\ \text{percent}$ males, following,

$\begin{aligned} n = 346\\ \text{Percentage of male nurses} = 35 \% \end{aligned}$

$\begin{aligned} \frac{35}{100} \cdot n = 0.35 \cdot{346} = 121.1 \approx 121 \end{aligned}$

In this hospital there are $121$ male nurses.

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