Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.4 Using Proportions to Solve Percent Problems - 6.4 Exercises: 24

Answer

$x=380$

Work Step by Step

Use percent proportion. $\frac{209}{x}=\frac{55}{100}$ Cross products: $11x=4180$ Divide by 11: $\frac{11x}{11}=\frac{4180}{11}$ $x=380$
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