#### Answer

\$1,600

#### Work Step by Step

The part is \$72, the rate is 4.5%. The base is the unknown number following "of".
Move the decimals two places to the left convert the percent rate to a decimal.
$B=\frac{P}{R}=\frac{72}{0.045}=1600$

Published by
Brooks Cole

ISBN 10:
1285199197

ISBN 13:
978-1-28519-919-1

\$1,600

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