Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.2 Percents and Fractions - 6.2 Exercises: 21

Answer

True

Work Step by Step

$\frac{1}{2}=\frac{p}{100}$ We can take the cross products to solve for p. $1\times100=2\times p$ $100=2p$ Divide both sides by 2. $\frac{100}{2}=\frac{2p}{2}$ $p=50$ Therefore, $\frac{1}{2}=\frac{50}{100}$=50%.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.