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: 2

Answer

70% of a number $\lt$ the number

Work Step by Step

70% of a number $a$ is equivalent to the number $.7a$. Therefore, since the unknown number is a positive number, we know that 70% of the number must be less than the original number. Example, $a=10$, so $.7a=7$. $7\lt10$
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