Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.1 Basics of Percent - 6.1 Exercises: 63

Answer

26

Work Step by Step

If the naturalist said that 1% of the 2600 plants in the park are poisonous, we can move the decimal point 2 place to the left in 2600 to find out how many plants in the park are poisonous. Therefore, $2600.0\times.01=26.0=26$ plants are poisonous.
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