Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.4 Using Proportions to Solve Percent Problems - 6.4 Exercises: 35

Answer

1.5%

Work Step by Step

Part=27 ; whole=1800 $\frac{27}{1800}=\frac{x}{100}$ Write the fraction in the lowest terms: $\frac{3}{200}=\frac{x}{100}$ Cross products: $200x=300$ Solve for x: $x=1.5$
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