Question

Ariana earned $425 babysitting over the summer. She put 40% of what she earned into her savings account. How much money did Ariana put into her savings account? Answers 1. Answer:170 Step-by-step explanation:$425 divided by 40% is 170
Solution:
What is 40% of 425?
Y is 40% of 425
Equation: Y = P% * X
Solving our equation for Y
Y = P% * X
Y = 40% * 425
Converting percent to decimal:
p = 40%/100 = 0.4
Y = 0.4 * 425
Y = 170