Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - Test - Page 470: 11

Answer

250%

Work Step by Step

Convert the mixed number to an improper fraction. $2\frac{1}{2}=\frac{5}{2}$ $\frac{5}{2}=\frac{p}{100}$ Cross multiply to solve for p. $2p=(5)(100)$ $2p\div2=500\div2$ $p=250$
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