Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-9 Percents - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 51

Answer

29.17% of the squares are red.

Work Step by Step

There are 48 total squares. 14 squares are red. $\frac{14}{48}=\frac{p}{100}$ cross multiply $48p=1400$ divide both sides by 48 $48p\div48=1400\div48$ simplify $p=29.17$
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