Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 7 - Section 7.1 - Percents, Decimals, and Fractions - Exercise Set - Page 475: 36



Work Step by Step

To write a percent as a fraction, drop the % symbol and multiply by $\dfrac{1}{100}$. $21\dfrac{7}{8}\% \rightarrow 21\dfrac{7}{8} \rightarrow \dfrac{\frac{175}{8}}{100} = \dfrac{175}{800} = \dfrac{7}{32}$
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