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: 27

Answer

The number we are looking for is 350.

Work Step by Step

Let X represent the number we are looking for. 1.2% of what number means 1.2% $\times$ X So, this question translates to: 1.2% $\times$ X = 4.2 0.012 $\times$ X = 4.2 Divide both sides by 0.012 X = 350
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