Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Common Core End-of-Course Assessment - Page 876: 2



Work Step by Step

You want to find out the square miles of the land not including Illinois:3,536,278-57,918=3,478,360 You want the percentage of land that is not Illinois so you divide the amount of land you originally have and the amount of land not including Illinois:$\frac{3,478,360}{3,536,278}$=0.9836 Multiply it by 100 to get the percentage and you round to the hundredths:98.4%
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