Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.1 Basics of Percent - 6.1 Exercises - Page 387: 62

Answer

24 dozen

Work Step by Step

If Sarah Bryn expects that 10% of the 240 dozen plants in her greenhouse will not be sold, we can move the decimal point 1 place to the left in 240 to find out how many plants will not be sold. Therefore, $240.0\times.1=24.0=24$ dozen plants will be unsold.
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