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NAME_______________________________________________DATE_____________PERIOD_________ SOLVING EQUATIONS USING MULTIPLICATION & DIVISION SCIENCE APPLICATION GENETICS NEWS Research conducted by a daily U.S. newspaper has shown that about one seventh of people in the world are lefthanded. Write a multiplication equation relating the number of left-handed people, 𝑙 , and the total number of people, 𝑝. If there are 350 people in a group, how many would you expect to be lefthanded? If there are 65 left-handed people in a group, how many total people are in that group? ROLLER COASTERS Superman the Escape in California is the fastest roller coaster in the world. Riders fall 415 feet in 7 seconds. Using the formula… What is the rate, or speed, that riders 𝑑𝑖𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑛𝑐𝑒 = 𝑟𝑎𝑡𝑒 ∙ 𝑡𝑖𝑚𝑒 𝑑 = 𝑟𝑡 fall? write an equation that represents this situation