Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.1 Basics of Percent - 6.1 Exercises: 65

Answer

(a) 100% of a number is equal to the number itself. (b) 100% of 10 is 10.

Work Step by Step

This shortcut works because when you convert 100% into a decimal it is equal to 1.0 and any number multiplied by 1 is itself.
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