Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 7 - Section 7.3 - Solving Percent Problems with Proportions - Exercise Set: 59


The amount is not 17.

Work Step by Step

Substitute 17 for the variable and cross multiply. $\frac{17}{64}\overset?=\frac{25}{100}$ $17\times100\overset?=64\times25$ $1700\overset?=1600\ X$
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