Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.2 Percents and Fractions - 6.2 Exercises - Page 397: 50

Answer

$\frac{6}{10}$, .6

Work Step by Step

We are given the percent 60%. We know that 60%=$60\div100=\frac{60}{100}=\frac{60\div10}{100\div10}=\frac{6}{10}$ To write 60% as a decimal, divide by 100 and drop the percent sign. $60\div100=.6$ Therefore, $\frac{6}{10}=.6$=60%.
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