## Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-9 Percents - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 142: 40

#### Answer

200 percent of 60 is 120.

#### Work Step by Step

Plug the values into this equation, where b is one value, p is the percent, expressed as a decimal, and a is p percent of b. $a=p\%\times b$ substitute $120=2b$ divide both sides by 2 $120\div2=2b\div2$ simplify $60=b$

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