Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 7 - Test: 19

Answer

$56,750

Work Step by Step

20% is 11,350. Use equivalent ratios to find the total. $\frac{20}{100}=\frac{11350}{x}\rightarrow$ cross multiply $20x=11350(100)\rightarrow$ simplify $20x=1135000\rightarrow$ divide both sides by 20 $20x\div 20=1135000\div 20\rightarrow$ simplify $x=56750$
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