# Chapter 8 - Personal Finance - 8.1 Percent, Sales Tax and Discounts - Exercise Set 8.1 - Page 495: 38

14.4

#### Work Step by Step

To express a percent as a decimal, we can move the decimal point two places to the left. $P = 16\% = 0.16$ A is P percent of B A = PB A = (0.16)(90) A = 14.4

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.