Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - An Introduction to Problem Solving - Vocabulary, Readiness & Video Check: 1


130% of a number $\gt$ the number.

Work Step by Step

130% of a number $a$ is equivalent to the number $1.3a$. Therefore, since the unknown number is a positive number, we know that 130% of the number must be greater than the original number. Example, $a=10$, so $1.3a=13$. $13\gt10$
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