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 85: 49


1558 lb

Work Step by Step

To find the part that became firewood, multiply the base (the entire tree) by the rate. $P=BR=1640\ lb\times95\%=1640\ lb\times0.95=1558\ lb$
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