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Unformatted text preview: Application: Solve the following problem One hundred sixtytwo seniors, which is 90% of the senior class, are going on a class trip. How many seniors are in the class? Now we know the whole is 500. If we are only considering 100 out of the 500 what percent is this? The whole is 30, we only want 25. What percent is this? Application : You buy a car for $22,500 and put $3,600 down. What percent did you put down? Summary: When dealing with problems involving percents, there are 3 pieces we need to consider. What are those 3 pieces of the problem? 1. 2. 3. At any time if we want to solve for one piece how many other pieces of the problem must be given to us? Tips: 1. Keep track of what’s whatPercent is part of the whole (the whole always follows the word of !) 2. Draw a picture...
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2011 for the course MTH 121 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.
 Spring '11
 Staff
 Algebra

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