Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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

Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.1 Basics of Percent - 6.1 Exercises: 59

Answer

$377.50

Work Step by Step

If Jacob owes 755 dollars for tuition and financial aid will pay for 50% of the cost, this means that financial aid will pay for half of the cost. Therefore, financial aid will pay for $.5\times755=377.50$ dollars. 50%$=50\div100=.5$ $755\times.5=377.50$ dollars
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