Darryl has written 60 percent, or 12 pages, of his history report. Darryl wants to figure out how many pages he needs to write. Darryl’s work is shown below.  
Step 1:  Write 60 percent as a ratio.  mc019-1.jpg

Step 2:  Write an equivalent ratio using the number of pages done so far.  mc019-2.jpg

Step 3:  Rewrite as: mc019-3.jpg.

Step 4:  mc019-4.jpg 

What mistake did Darryl make?   
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Step 4 was wrong. 1200÷60=20 pages.
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