Finding the percent of a number

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Finding the percent of a number To  determine the percent of a number,  change the percent to a fraction or decimal (whichever is  easier for you) and multiply. Remember, the word  of  means multiply.  Example 7 Find the percents of these numbers. 1. 2. Other applications of percent Turn the question word-for-word into an equation. For 
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Unformatted text preview: what, substitute the letter x; for is, substitute an equal sign; for of, substitute a multiplication sign. Change percents to decimals or fractions, whichever you find easier. Then solve the equation....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course MATH 1310 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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