Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.1 Basics of Percent - 6.1 Exercises - Page 387: 59



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If Jacob owes 755 dollars for tuition and financial aid will pay for 50% of the cost, this means that financial aid will pay for half of the cost. Therefore, financial aid will pay for $.5\times755=377.50$ dollars. 50%$=50\div100=.5$ $755\times.5=377.50$ dollars
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