Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 4 - Proportions, Percents, and Solving Inequalities - Chapter 4 Review Problem Set: 28


The answer is 25%.

Work Step by Step

Let X be the number we are looking for. What percent of 56 means X $\times$ 56. So, this question translates to: 14 = X $\times$ 56 Divide both sides by 56 X = 0.25 To turn 0.25 into a percentage, we multiply it by 100%. So, 0.25 × 100% = 25%
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