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: 50


73.75 lb

Work Step by Step

To find the part that is usable, multiply the base (the original weight) by the rate. $P=BR=125\ lb\times59\%=125\ lb\times0.59=73.75\ lb$
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