Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-9 Percents - Lesson Check - Page 141: 4



Work Step by Step

Plug the values into this equation. Here $b$ is a value, $p$ is the percent, expressed as a decimal, and $a$ is $p$ percent of $b$. $a=p\%\cdot b$ substitute: $36=0.75\cdot b$ divide both sides by $0.75$ $36÷0.75=0.75b÷0.75$ $48=b$
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