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: 26

Answer

6.48

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 = 1.2% of 540 1.2% of 540 means 1.2% $\times$ 540, so: X = 1.2% $\times$ 540 X = 0.012 $\times$ 540 X = 6.48
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