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# Homework Help: pre-algebra

Posted by cody on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 12:17pm.

What percent of 125 is 72.9%?

• pre-algebra - Ms. Sue, Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 12:27pm

How do you think this problem can be solved?

• pre-algebra - cody, Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 1:10pm

You divide, 72.9/125=0.5832

• pre-algebra - Ms. Sue, Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 1:12pm

The problem as you stated it can't be solved.

72.9% of 125 is 72.9%

• pre-algebra - Levi, Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 7:08pm

multiply 0.729 by 125

you get 91.125

Always get your percent in terms of one, which makes it 0.729, then multiply by the number you want to find 72.9% of.

• pre-algebra - shelia, Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 3:08pm

21/40 to a percent

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