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Posted by **barb** on Thursday, July 22, 2010 at 12:44pm.

Should this question be changed to a statement to make it easier to identify the base? For example: If I write the statement out as follows:

$2.50 is 8% of_____. It looks to me like the $2.50 is the Amount, and the rate is 8% and the base is unknown. Please tell me if this is correct.

- MAT115 -
**Henry**, Thursday, July 22, 2010 at 8:04pmA Word problem teaches you how to

think and tests your ability to

understand what you are reading.

Your way of stating the problem

is easier to understand. But there

is only 2 words in it. So it may

or may not qualify as a true Word

problem.

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