Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.2 Percents and Fractions - 6.2 Exercises: 41

Answer

55.56%

Work Step by Step

$\frac{5}{9}=\frac{p}{100}$ We can take the cross products to solve for p (where p is the percentage representation of the given fraction). $5\times100=9\times p$ $500=9p$ Divide both sides by 9. $\frac{500}{9}=\frac{9p}{9}$ $p\approx55.56$%
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