Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 4 - Proportions, Percents, and Solving Inequalities - 4.2 - Percents and Problem Solving - Problem Set 4.2: 19

Answer

60

Work Step by Step

In order to find this answer, we take the percentage and divide it by 100 to turn it into a decimal. Thus, we obtain that 120% written as a decimal is 1.2. Next, we multiply the original number, 50, by 1.2 to obtain that 120% of 50 is 60.
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