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 - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 17

Answer

13

Work Step by Step

In order to find a percentage of a number, we take the percentage and divide it by 100 to turn it into a decimal. We multiply this decimal by the original number to get the answer. Thus, we divide 12.5 by 100 to get .125. We multiply 104 by .125 to get an answer of 13.
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