Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13:

Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.4 Using Proportions to Solve Percent Problems - 6.4 Exercises - Page 421: 67

Answer

2156 new products were successful.

Work Step by Step

If 86% were successful then 100-86=14% were successful. The percent is 14%. The whole is 15,401. The part is unknown. $\frac{x}{15401} = \frac{14}{100}$ $100x = 14\times15401$ $\frac{100x}{100}\times = \frac{215614}{100}$ $x = 2156.14$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.