Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.5 Using the Percent Equation - 6.5 Exercises - Page 429: 42


(a) 26% take work home during the week (b) 38% take work home on the weekend

Work Step by Step

(a) x is the unkknown percent $897=(x)(3450)$ $897\div3450 = 3450x\div3450$ $0.26=x$ (b) x is the unkknown percent $1311=(x)(3450)$ $1311\div3450 = 3450x\div3450$ $0.38=x$
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