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: 29

Answer

The answer is 86.4

Work Step by Step

Let X be the number we are looking for. The word β€œis” refers to equality, so this question translates to: X = 120% of 72 120% of 72 means 120% $\times$ 72, so: X = 120% $\times$ 72 X = 1.2 $\times$ 72 X = 86.4
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