Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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

Chapter 6 - Percent - Mixed Review Exercises - Page 468: 18



Work Step by Step

In order to write a percent as a fraction, we can drop the percent sign and then divide by 100. Next, we must simplify the resulting fraction to lowest terms. 42%=$42\div100=\frac{42}{100}=\frac{42\div2}{100\div2}=\frac{21}{50}$
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