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: 22



Work Step by Step

We convert the fraction ($\frac{3}{5}$) to a percent: $\displaystyle \displaystyle \frac{3}{5}=\frac{x}{100}$ Cross-multiply: $3*100=x*5$ $300=5x$ $\displaystyle x=\frac{300}{5}=60\%$
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