Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.14 - Rate, Base, and Part - Exercises - Page 84: 24



Work Step by Step

The rate is 92%. The base is 115, the number following "of". The part is unknown. Convert the percent to a decimal by moving the decimal two places to the left. $P=BR=(115)(0.92)=105.8\approx106$ Round to the nearest whole number since a weld cannot be fractional.
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