Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Personal Finance - 8.1 Percent, Sales Tax and Discounts - Exercise Set 8.1: 43

Answer

20%

Work Step by Step

A is P percent of B A = PB $3 = P~(15)$ $P = \frac{3}{15}$ $P = 0.2$ To express a decimal as a percent, we can move the decimal point two places to the right. $P = 0.20 = 20\%$ 3 is 20% of 15
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