## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

(a) The simplest way to find 10% of a number is to move the decimal one place to the left. (b) 10% of 50 is 5. 10% x 50 = $\frac{10}{100}\times50 = \frac{1}{10}\times50 = 50\div10 = 5$
(a) The simplest way to find 10% of a number is to move the decimal one place to the left. (b) 10% of 50 is 5. 10% x 50 = $\frac{10}{100}\times50 = \frac{1}{10}\times50 = 50\div10 = 5$