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**There were n signers of the Declaration of Independence.**

The oldest was Benjamin Franklin, who was y years old.

7 is 10% of y and n is 80% of y.

How many signers were there?

**Answer**

Assuming n is the number of signers.

7 is 10% of y.

7 = 0.1y y = 70 n is 80% of y n = 0.8y n = 0.8(70) n = 56 56 signers

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