Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 7 - Vocabulary Check: 3

Answer

percent

Work Step by Step

"Cent" is often a root in words that mean one hundred. Percent is a way of stating a ratio where the whole portion is 100. 20% can also be stated as "20 of 100" or $\frac{20}{100}$.
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