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: 6

Answer

71.43%

Work Step by Step

In order to convert a fraction into a percent, we use the equation: $ \frac{n}{100}=\frac{5}{7}$. We cross multiply to obtain: 7n=500. We divide both sides of the equation by 7 to obtain that n=71.43%.
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