Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.1 Basics of Percent - 6.1 Exercises - Page 388: 69

Answer

(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 = $\frac{10}{100}\times50 = \frac{1}{10}\times50 = 50\div10 = 5$

Work Step by Step

(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 = $\frac{10}{100}\times50 = \frac{1}{10}\times50 = 50\div10 = 5$
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