Prealgebra (7th Edition)

First change the word problem into an equation. To change a question into an equation, you: - Keep percents and numbers - change the question to the variable $x$ - of means * Then solve: 2520 is what percent of 3500. 2520 = x% * 3500 2520/3500 = x% 2520/3500 * 100 = x 72 = x