## Elementary Technical Mathematics

$47.2\%$
RECALL: $R=\dfrac{P}{B}$ where $P$=part or amount (percentage), $B$=base, and $R$=rate The given problem has: $B= 125$ pounds $P= 59$ Use the formula above to find the percent of fish usable as fillets: $=\dfrac{59}{125} \\=0.472 \\=0.472 \times 100\% \\=47.2\%$