Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.2 Percents and Fractions - 6.2 Exercises - Page 396: 33

Answer

48%

Work Step by Step

$\frac{12}{25}=\frac{p}{100}$ We can take the cross products to solve for p (where p is the percentage representation of the given fraction). $12\times100=25\times p$ $1200=25p$ Divide both sides by 25. $\frac{1200}{25}=\frac{25p}{25}$ $p=48$%
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