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 - Page 155: 21



Work Step by Step

We know the following equation: $n=\frac{a}{b} \times 100$. In this problem, we are asked to find what percent of b (40) is a (46). n is the percent (which is what we want to find). Thus, we obtain: $ \frac{46}{40} \times 100 = 115$%
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