Posted by **Ann** on Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at 2:41pm.

The minimum daily values (MDVs) for certain foods are given. They are based on

a 2,000 calorie per day diet. Find decimal and fractional notation for the percent

notation in each sentence.

(a) 1 ounce of Tostitos provides

9% of the MDV of fat.

(c) ½ cup of Campbells’ New England clam chowder provides 6% of the MDV of iron.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at 2:45pm
a) 9% = 0.09 = 9/100

b) Try this one on your own. We'll be glad to check your answer.

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**Ann**, Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at 3:03pm
6%= 0.06= 6/100 did I do it right?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at 3:06pm
Yes. You did it right. However, your teacher may expect you to reduce 6/100 to 3/50.

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