Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.1 Basics of Percent - 6.1 Exercises: 38


Some examples of using percents in every day life are: calculating tip, sales tax, income tax, discounts, and interest rates.

Work Step by Step

Percents are often used in everyday life. Some examples: - Calculating 15% tip at a restaurant. - Calculating 10% sales tax at a grocery store. - Calculating 20% income tax when doing finances. - Calculating 45% discount at a department store. - Calculating 25% APR on a credit card.
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