Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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

Chapter 6 - Percent - 6.4 Using Proportions to Solve Percent Problems - 6.4 Exercises - Page 421: 45


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Work Step by Step

Percent= 65;whole= 3020 . $\frac{x}{3020}=\frac{65}{100}$ Write the fraction in the lowest terms: $\frac{x}{3020}=\frac{13}{20}$ Cross products: $20x=39260$ Solve for x. Round to the nearest number: $x=1963$
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