Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

A is P percent of B A = PB $0.6 = P~(7.5)$ $P = \frac{0.6}{7.5}$ $P = 0.08$ To express a decimal as a percent, we can move the decimal point two places to the right. $P = 0.08 = 8\%$ 8% of 7.5 is 0.6