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Math word problem

the local business club has 225 members. its rules state that a two-thirds majority is need to amend the bylaws. a certain fraction has been determined that it can count on 109 votes. how many more votes does it need to pass its amendment?
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Katelyn,
         The number of members needed to amend the bylaws is 225*2/3=150. If there are 109 that can be counted on then 150-109 = 41 more members are needed to have a 2/3 majority.
 
Jim