Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.3 Using the Percent Proportion and Identifying the Components in a Percent Problem - 6.3 Exercises - Page 408: 43


The three components of a percent problem are the part, the whole, and the percent.

Work Step by Step

To identify the percent you look for the % symbol or the defined portion. To identify the whole you find what is being divided up by the percent. To identify the part you find how much makes up the portion of the whole.
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