Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 11 - Additional Topics - 11.6 - Pie, Bar, and Line Graphs - Problem Set 11.6 - Page 502: 3


$480$ Jon boats were rented.

Work Step by Step

Jon boats accounted for $20\%$ of the boats that were rented. If $2400$ boats were rented, we must find $20\%$ of $2400$ to find the number of Jon boats rented. To do so, we convert the percent to a decimal and multiply: $0.2\times2400=480$
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