Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.1 Basics of Percent - 6.1 Exercises: 52

Answer

1.7

Work Step by Step

In order to write a percent as a decimal, we must perform the following steps. 1. Drop the percent symbol 2. Divide by 100 Therefore, 170%=$170\div100=1.7$. So, success with the diet was 1.7 times greater than expected.
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