Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 2 - Section 2.4 - Formulas and Percents - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 152: 4



Work Step by Step

The phrase "A is" can be interpreted as A equals or "A=". The phrase "percent of" implies multiplication, therefore P is multiplied by B which can be written as "PB". Therefore, the sentence is expressed by the formula A=PB.
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