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: 51



Work Step by Step

To find the rate, divide the part (the remaining number) by the base (the original number). $R=\frac{P}{B}=\frac{187}{250}=0.748$ Multiply by 100, or move the decinal 2 places to the right, to convert the decimal to a percentage.
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