Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.4 Using Proportions to Solve Percent Problems - 6.4 Exercises: 36

Answer

2.5%

Work Step by Step

Part=60 ; whole=2400 $\frac{60}{2400}=\frac{x}{100}$ Write the fraction in the lowest terms: $\frac{1}{40}=\frac{x}{100}$ Cross products: $40x=100$ Solve for x: $x=2.5$
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