Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.2 Percents and Fractions - 6.2 Exercises: 37



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$\frac{7}{20}=\frac{p}{100}$ We can take the cross products to solve for p (where p is the percentage representation of the given fraction). $7\times100=20\times p$ $700=20p$ Divide both sides by 20. $\frac{700}{20}=\frac{20p}{20}$ $p=35$%
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