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: 25

Answer

4.4

Work Step by Step

Let X be the number we are looking for. The word β€œis” refers to equality, so this question translates into: X = 5.5% of 80 5.5% of 80 means 5.5% $\times$ 80, so: X = 5.5% $\times$ 80 X = 0.055 $\times$ 80 X = 4.4
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