Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 7 - Section 7.3 - Integrated Review - Percent and Percent Problems: 40

Answer

62

Work Step by Step

95% of what number is 58.9? 95% $\times$ x =58.9 Translate to an equation 0.95 $\times$ x=58.9 Write 95% as decimal $\frac{0.95 \times x}{0.95}$ =$\frac{58.9}{0.95}$ Divide both sides by 0.95 x= $\frac{5890}{95}$ x = 62 62 is 95% of 58.9. Check 95% $\times$ x =58.9 0.95 $\times$ 62 =58.9 58.9=58.9
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