## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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# Chapter 6 - Percent - Review Exercises: 84

#### Answer

$\frac{21}{50}$

#### Work Step by Step

In order to write a percent as a fraction, we can drop the percent sign and then divide by 100. Next, we must simplify the resulting fraction to lowest terms. 42%=$42\div100=\frac{42}{100}=\frac{42\div2}{100\div2}=\frac{21}{50}$

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