Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.4 Using Proportions to Solve Percent Problems - 6.4 Exercises: 44

Answer

a. 4,853 b. 11,597

Work Step by Step

a. Whole=16450, percent= 29.5. Find the part. $\frac{x}{16450}=\frac{29.5}{100}$ Cross products: $100x=485275$ Solve for x. Round to the nearest whole number: $x=4853$ b. $16450-4853=11597$
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