## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

$\frac{3}{8}=\frac{p}{100}$ We can take the cross products to solve for p (where p is the percentage representation of the given fraction). $3\times100=8\times p$ $300=8p$ Divide both sides by 8. $\frac{300}{8}=\frac{8p}{8}$ $p=37.5$%