Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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

Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.2 Percents and Fractions - 6.2 Exercises - Page 396: 24



Work Step by Step

$\frac{3}{10}=\frac{p}{100}$ We can take the cross products to solve for p. $3\times100=10\times p$ $300=10p$ Divide both sides by 10. $\frac{300}{10}=\frac{10p}{10}$ $p=30$ Therefore, $\frac{3}{10}=\frac{30}{100}$=30%.
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