# Chapter 8 - Personal Finance - 8.1 Percent, Sales Tax and Discounts - Exercise Set 8.1 - Page 495: 45

12%

#### Work Step by Step

A is P percent of B A = PB $0.3 = P~(2.5)$ $P = \frac{0.3}{2.5}$ $P = 0.12$ To express a decimal as a percent, we can move the decimal point two places to the right. $P = 0.12 = 12\%$ 12% of 2.5 is 0.3

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