Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.4 Using Proportions to Solve Percent Problems - 6.4 Exercises - Page 420: 55

Answer

2% of the jobs are filled by women.

Work Step by Step

48,000 is the whole. 960 is the part. The percent is unknown. $\frac{960}{48000} = \frac{x}{100}$ $48000x = 960\times100$ $\frac{48000x}{48000} = \frac{96000}{48000}$ $x = 2$
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