Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - Summary Exercises - Using the Percent Proportions and Percent Equation: 22

Answer

1749 dog owners do not take their dogs on vacation.

Work Step by Step

Find the whole Divide the percent by 100. Fill in the percent equation. part=(percent)(whole) $901=(0.34)x$ Divide both sides by the percent: $2650=x$ X is the total dog owners. To find the dog owners who did not take their dogs on vacation, subtract 2650 from 901.
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