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: 70

Answer

(a) To find 1% of a number you move the decimal point two spaces to the left. (b) 1% of 100 is 1.00

Work Step by Step

When you convert 1% percent to a decimal you get 0.01. Since there is two spaces to the right of the decimal in this number and it is a multiple of ten, you can find 1% of a number simply by moving the decimal two spaces to the left.
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