Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.1 Basics of Percent - 6.1 Exercises - Page 388: 68

Answer

(a) 300% represents three times the whole, so the shortcut to finding 300% of a number is to multiply by 3. (b) 300% of 50 is 150. 300% x 50 = $\frac{300}{100}\times50 = \frac{3}{1}\times50 = 150$

Work Step by Step

(a) 300% represents three times the whole, so the shortcut to finding 300% of a number is to multiply by 3. (b) 300% of 50 is 150. 300% x 50 = $\frac{300}{100}\times50 = \frac{3}{1}\times50 = 150$
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