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: 25



Work Step by Step

The part is 24 hours. The base is 65 hours, the number following "of". The rate is unknown. $R=\frac{P}{B}=\frac{24}{65}=0.3692$ To convert the decimal to a percent, move the decimal two places to the right. Round to the nearest tenth. $0.3692\approx36.9\%$
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