Question

Use a calculator to express the first quantity
as a percentage of the second, giving your
answer correct to two decimal places.
(a) 232, 450

(b) 35, 122

Answers

  1. Step-by-step explanation:
    (a)
    100% = 450
    1% = 100%/100 = 450/100 = 4.5
    232 are his many % ? as many as 1% fit in :
    232 / 4.5 = 51.55555555… % ≈ 51.56%
    (b)
    100% = 122
    1% = 122/100 = 1.22
    35 are
    35 / 1.22 = 28.68852459… % ≈ 28.69%

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