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Business Finance
Jungle, Inc., has a target debt−equity ratio of 0.72. Its WACC is 11 percent, and the tax rate is 31 percent. (Do not include the percent signs (%). Round your answers to 2 decimal places. (e.g., 32.16)) Required: (a) If Jungle's cost of equity is 14 percent, its pretax ...
October 31, 2010 by Matt

Stastics
Look again at the distribution of ages in Problem before. : 2.0 points Each part is worth 1 point. a) About what percent of the people were in their thirties? Round your answer to one decimal place. unanswered b) A common (though not universal) definition of "senior citizen" ...
February 25, 2013 by A

Lead
Hi i'm trying to write a lead for my Journalism class, tell me which works best. If they both need revised can you point it out? In Kalamazoo County unemployment for white people is at 10.2 percent, whereas for black people it is at 21.2 percent, according to American ...
February 11, 2013 by Blaze

math
Jeremy surveyed students at his school for his math project. When he analyzed the results, 38 students, or 18% of those surveyed, selected hamburgers as their favorite food. How many poeple did Jeremy survey for his math project? (Round your answer to the nearest whole number...
June 13, 2013 by nicole

the percent equation
1. find 30% 0f 70 2 what is 80% of 65 3 what percent of 56 is 14 4 36 is what percent of 40 5 80 is 40% of what number? 6 65% of what number is 78 7 what percent of 2000 is 6 8 12 is what percent of 4000 9 what percent of 3000 is 18 10 what is 110% of 80 11 find 180% of 160 12...
January 27, 2009 by Fabian

MATH
Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a percent. By switching service providers, a family's telephone bill decreased from about $50 a month to about $47. What was the percent of decrease?
July 8, 2009 by Chayo

business math
If refinishing your basement at a cost of $44,568 would add $18,520 to the resale value of your home, what percent of your cost is recouped? (Round to the nearest percent.)
July 7, 2014 by jahnesha

math
Solve the problem by stating the equation you would use to solve and then solving it. Be sure to show all of your work. In a local election, 53,400 people voted. This was a decrease of 7% over the last election. How many people voted in the last election? Round to the nearest ...
July 2, 2012 by sam

math
In a survey, 480 people or 75% said they attened a movie at least a month. how many people were surveyed? i dont get how to find the answer
November 14, 2010 by Lilly

Statistics
Some IQ scores are standardized with a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 16. Using the 68-95-99.7 Rule, Determine: 1. What percent of people would have an IQ score of no more than 68. (2).What percent of people would have an IQ score of 100 or above.
February 25, 2008 by Math help

Math
I want to know how do find a percent of something, just in general-the formula or whatever, and how to make something into a fraction. Percent= piece/whole * 100 So...something like 439 divided by 612x100? (That's not the actual problem, though) yes that is it. Example: what ...
October 29, 2006 by Squee

statistics
One of the ways most people relieve stress is to reward themselves with sweets. According to one study in Food Technology, 46 percent admit to overeating sweet foods when stressed. Suppose that the 46 percent figure is correct and that a random sample of 100 people is selected...
July 1, 2014 by Alfie

percents
In a survey 200 people were asked what they liked to do the most.Whats percent about? If 150 people said they liked to swim, then the percent of those who enjoyed swimming would be (150/200*100 = ?? percent. Those who liked to do something other than swimming would be (50/150...
October 23, 2006 by anne

math.can someone check my answers?
can someone check my math answers its only 5 questions thanks. please check my answers ! 21. Find the unit price for each option shown below. Round to the nearest cent when necessary. Indicate which option is the better buy. Option I: 10 candy bars for $6.75 Option II: 12 ...
February 11, 2014 by Matt

math
In a recent survey, it was determined that 1 out of 500 people had more then 6 siblings, based on this statistic what percent of people have more than 6 siblings? Please show me how to solve this!!!
February 20, 2013 by kevin

stats
An investment broker reports that the yearly returns on common stocks are approximately normally distributed with a mean return of 12.4 percent and a standard deviation of 20.6 percent. On the other hand, the firm reports that the yearly returns on tax-free municipal bonds ...
October 3, 2013 by Help

statistics
An investment broker reports that the yearly returns on common stocks are approximately normally distributed with a mean return of 12.4 percent and a standard deviation of 20.6 percent. On the other hand, the firm reports that the yearly returns on tax-free municipal bonds are...
May 13, 2014 by please help!

math check
1.A caterer made 150 sandwiches for 120 people. How many sandwiches are there for each person? A 1.25 or 1 1/4 sandwich/person 2.On the blueprint of Lauren's new office building, the scale is 3 in. equals 8 ft. What will be the actual length of Lauren's office if it measures 6...
January 20, 2007 by tara

math
find the percent of decrease. round to the nearest tenth if necessary from 49 cm to 34 cm
February 23, 2012 by jasmine

Update Geometry Question
What is the probability of a randomly tossed bean bag landing in the yellow target area? Gray is 2m and yellow 0.75m Use 3.14 for pi and round to nearest whole percent. A. 38 B.14 C.36 D.3
June 13, 2012 by Katie

Probability
4,915 people were surveyed about their recent purchases. 1,027 of those people surveyed bought a lawn mower within the last year, 918 bought a snow blower within the last year, and 3,387 didn’t buy either of the two. a) How many people bought a lawn mower and a snow blower? b...
January 30, 2012 by Nick

math
enrollment in a business seminar increased from 52 people to 71 people. what was the percent increase.
July 3, 2011 by nichole

MAT115
if the electricity bill increased from $10,000 to $13,000 in a year, to the nearest whole percent, what was the rate of increase? I need to see how to work this one. I divided 3,000 by 10,000 and got.3 What is that in percent and is this even the right way?
July 20, 2010 by barb

pre-algebra
1.write the fraction 5/6 as a percent. Round to the nearest hundredth of a percent where necessary. 33.33% 66.67% 83.33% 1.20% 2. Chris and five of his friends go out to dinner. The total bill comes to $124.29. they decide to leave a 20% tip. Each person will contribute an ...
November 14, 2013 by kelsey

Math HELP
The table below shows the measured dimensions of a prism, and the maximum and minimum possible values based on the greatest possible error. Dimensions l w h Measured 9 5 3 Maximum 9.5 5.5 3.5 Minimum 8.5 4.5 2.5 a. Find the measured volume. b. Find the maximum volume. c. Find ...
November 19, 2010 by Stephen

Math
Please check my work, thank you If $7,800 is deposited into an account paying 6% interest compounded annually (at the end of each year), how much money is in the account after 2 years? A=$8,268.00 Rewrite the statement, using percent notation. Out of every 100 eligible people...
April 6, 2008 by Terry B

geometry
Write and solve an equation to answer the question. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a percent, if necessary. 140 towns is what percent of 1940 towns
December 2, 2011 by kim

Earth Science
A student finds the density of an ice cube to be 0.80g/cm3; it is actually 0.90 g/cm3. What is the percent deviation (percent error) in this calculation? (1)6 percent (2)11 percent (3)13 percent (4)88 percent (2)?
June 18, 2008 by Anonymous

8th Math
Find the percent of increase. Round to the nearest tenth, necissary from 47 lb to 52 lb.
May 11, 2013 by rockrboiluvr14

math
Find the percent of increase or decrease to the nearest percent… 1. 8 to 10 2. 45 to 18 3. 12 to 4 4. 15 to 20
March 3, 2014 by ★★ PLEASE HELP ★★

math
Find the percent of increase to decrease to the nearest percent… 1. 12 to 4 2. 15 to 20
March 3, 2014 by ★★ PLEASE HELP ★★

math
how do you find a percent like 19 out of 50 people like dogs
October 20, 2007 by christina

Statistics
The weight of a small Starbucks coffee is a normally distributed random variable with a mean of 360 grams and a standard deviation of 9 grams. Find the weight that corresponds to each event. Show your work. a. Highest 10 percent; b. Highest 50 percent; c. highest 5 percent; d...
September 8, 2010 by Shon

math
If the markup of a fluorescent light fixture transformer is 120% based on the cost, what is the corresponding percent markup based on selling price? (Round percent to the nearest tenth.)
June 8, 2013 by douny

math
If 37 out of 41 people get something right. What percent is that and how do you get the answer? Thank you.
March 8, 2012 by Mattie

Business math
Using the price per dinner that you determined in the previous question, calculate the following. If Epicure offers a $1-off coupon in a newspaper advertisement, what markdown percent does the coupon represent? (Round percent to the nearest tenth.)
September 13, 2013 by Jean

Math
Find the pcent of decrease to the nearest whole percent? Was:25 Now:17. But i don't understand my teacher, please help me by doing an example.
March 25, 2012 by Losa

alegbra
What is the probability of getting a license plate that has a repeated letter or digit if you live in a state that has three numerals followed by five letters followed by one numeral? (Round to the nearest whole percent.)
August 28, 2011 by apryl

ALGEBRA
What is the probability of getting a license plate that has a repeated letter or digit if you live in a state that has one numeral followed by two letters followed by four numerals? (Round to the nearest whole percent.)
May 21, 2012 by Randy

ALGEBRA
What is the probability of getting a license plate that has a repeated letter or digit if you live in a state that has one numeral followed by two letters followed by four numerals? (Round to the nearest whole percent.)
May 23, 2012 by Randy

math
Using your answer from the questions above, by what percent will the profit change? (Round to the nearest tenth of a percent.) *word your answer to include "increase" or "decrease." For example, write "25.5% decrease”
May 16, 2013 by November

accounting
On December 31, 2008, University Theatres issued $500,000 face value of bonds. The stated rate is 6 percent, and interest is paid semiannually on June 30 and December 31. The bonds mature in 10 years. Required: If required, round your answers to the nearest whole dollar. ...
July 20, 2011 by me

Bus.Math
John O'Sullivan has just completed his first year in business. His records show that he spent the following in advertising: Newspaper $725 Radio $525 Yellow Pages $700 Local flyers $425 What percent of John's advertising was spent on the Yellow Pages? (Round to the nearest ...
May 16, 2012 by tiffany

math
Associated press Online provided information from a fiscal analyst stating that during the past 20 years, the average after-tax income of the wealthiest 1% of Americans had grown from $263,700 to $677,900. What is the percent increase? Round to the nearest percent.
February 26, 2012 by Ela

managerial econ
After Iraq invaded Kuwait, gasoline prices rose dramatically-up to 50 percent. There were many effects of the increased price of gasoline> Explain the following effects in terms of income effect, or the substitution effect, or both effects: a. People drove less and ...
February 6, 2008 by jean

math
200 people attended a party. Ninety-nine percent of the people were FSU fans. After some people left the party, 98% of the people left were FSU fans. How many people left the party?
February 26, 2014 by Sally

math
a jar of jelly beans contains 33 red, 52 white, 70 yellow ad 85 orange. To the nearest whole percent, what percent of the total jelly beans are orange?
January 22, 2012 by sally

math
what is the percent increase from 72 people to 92 people
July 3, 2011 by nichole

Statistics
Of 500 randomly selected people in new york city, 210 people had O+ blood. "58 percent of the people in NYC do not have type O+ blood" Is the statement descriptive statistics or inferential statistics?
November 17, 2013 by kitty

math
A. Wyatt’s Western Wear purchases shirts for $47.50 each. A $34.00 markup is added to the shirts. What is the selling price? B.What is the percent markup based on cost for the shirts in the previous question? (Round percent to the nearest tenth.)
May 31, 2013 by TISHA

stat
What is the probability of getting a license plate that has a repeated letter or digit if you live in a state that has four letters followed by three numerals followed by two letters? (Round to the nearest whole percent.)
February 29, 2012 by d's

math
Identify the percent,whole , and part in the following 30% of 730 is 219 do not solve for any unknowns Percent= Whole= Part=
November 17, 2009 by steven

Matyh
Victor Malaba has a net income of $1,240 per month. If he spends $150 on food, $244 on a car payment, $300 on rent, and $50 on savings, what percent of his net income can he spend on other things? A. 43 percent B. 300 percent C. 40 percent D. 64 percent PLease don't tellme ...
July 30, 2014 by Sandra

math
what is 63% rounded to the nearest whole percent.
April 15, 2013 by meka

6th drade math
There are 7oz of suger in a suger 16oz box of honey.What percent of honey is suger? Round to the nearest percent.
November 2, 2011 by rob

English / Grammar
Please help me word this sentence correctly: At its zenith, the depression saw nearly 25 percent of all workers and 37 percent of all non-farm workers completely out of work. I'm trying to say that at the peak of the depression, that's how many people were out of work. I feel ...
August 10, 2014 by Tiffany

math
WHAT IS 28 AS A DECIMAL AND PERCENT? umm...thats not possible....28=28.0.....???? what is it on? Homework? is the question exactly how you said it?? It says.. What is 28 in a percent then change it to a decimal. and yes its homework So its 28.0 and 28% ???-_-???? how can 28 be...
May 17, 2007 by Erma

algebra
A survey of 2,000 people was given to find their mode of transportation to work each day. The pie chart below gives the results. Of the people surveyed, how many travel by bike to work?
October 2, 2011 by Tanita Canty

7th grade math Ms. Sue help please thanks
11. The sales tax rate is 6.9%. a. Find the tax paid for a pair of boots with a list price of $128. b. What is the total cost of the pair of boots? (1 point) $8.83; $128.88 $8.83; $136.83 $0.88; $136.83 $0.88; $128.88 12. Doug is a salesperson in a retail store and earns $75 ...
December 5, 2012 by Delilah

math
the pizza was sliced into 6 equal pieces. Matrin ate 2 pieces. What fraction of the pizza did he eat. what percent did he eat? If the pizza is sliced in 6hts then its 2 over 6 and you reduce that because 2 goes into each of those numbers making it 1/3. to find the percent you ...
March 7, 2007 by sexy

Statistics and Probability
A survey shows that 25% of people listen to the radio daily. If a group of 125 people are surveyed, what is the probability that more than 40 people will have listened to the radio today?
December 3, 2012 by Alley

Math
Find the measure if the central angle that you would to represent each percent in a circle graph. Round to the nearest degree. 50%
December 9, 2010 by Please help

math
Find the set that describes the intersection of each pair of sets: a. C={people who are more than 20 years old}. D={people who are enrolled in college}. b. A={4,6,8}, B={2,4}. c. E={the odd whole numbers}, F={the even whole numbers greater than 40}.
March 3, 2011 by jeff

math
You have 7 red marbles and 5 green marbles in a bag. You select one, do not replace it then select another. Find P(red,red) and P (green,green). Write probabilites as a percent and rounded to the nearest whole percent. Find P(red,green) and P (green,red). Compare.
April 12, 2012 by John

Math
Wat is 3.5 as a percent? To make a number into a percent, move the decimal point two places to the right. 3.5 = 350% I thought it was. Thank you Ms. Sue.
June 24, 2007 by Chris

Math
A survey finds that 85% of the people asked use the local bus. 35.3% of those who use the bus use it at least once a week. 240 people took part in the survey. (a) Work out how many people say they use the bus once a week. (b) What percentage of the people surveyed use the bus ...
October 23, 2013 by HS

math
when you make a circle graph how do you find the percent? like there are 33 people and only 4 likes cats 5 likes dogs 6 likes snakes 7 likes birds and 12 likes rats ... how would you find all the percents next is how do you find the degrees to make the whole circle??
October 23, 2007 by trenton

Finance
Problem 12.24 Your answer is incorrect. Try again. Chip’s Home Brew Whiskey management forecasts that if the firm sells each bottle of Snake-Bite for $20, then the demand for the product will be 15,000 bottles per year, whereas sales will be 94 percent as high if the price is ...
August 10, 2013 by Anonymous

math fraction to percent
can you check these? i need to write each fraction or decimal as a percent round to nearest tenth of a percentif necessary? 21) 7/5 = 140% 22) 137/100 = 137% 23) 0.8/100 = .8% 24) 21/4 = 525% 25) 17/10 = 170% 26) 65/40= 163% 27) 37/20 = 185% 28) 7/500 = 1.4% 29) 9/8 = 13%
February 13, 2012 by marko

math
Please explain in detail on how to solve: In 2000, the U.S. government owed about $4.63 trillion to its creditors. The population of the US was282.4 million people. How much did the government owe per person in 2000? Round to the nearest dollar. In 2005, the debt had grown to ...
January 5, 2012 by Jane

Geometry
Find the value of x. Round to the nearest tenth. The diagram is not drawn to scale. top 11 bottom x angle between 11 and x is 22 percent.
February 15, 2013 by Ashley

consumer math
Jim opened an account with $400. The account pays three percent quarterly. How much is in the account at the end of two years? Round to the nearest dollar. (Points : 1) 5. Use this table to answer questions 5 through 8. Principal Rate Compounded Time Final Amount $10,000 2% ...
February 12, 2012 by tina

math: percent and fractions
Can you give me two examples of two realistic percent problems in which the percents are actually nice fractions and the numbers involved are compatible with the fractions. One problem should as for the part, given the whole and the percent. And the other problem should ask ...
April 6, 2008 by Mary

math
According to a survey of 100 people, 15 percent of the people chose famous landmarks. How many people chose famous landmarks as their favorite vacation destination?
January 16, 2011 by jared

math
Prepare a trend analysis from the following sales, assuming a base year of 2007. Round to the nearest whole percent. 2010 2009 2008 2007 $25,000 $40,000 $45,000 $50,000
September 23, 2010 by alisha s.

Statistics
Need major help on this one. Sooo confused... Binomial distribution to solve the problems. There is a 60 percent probability that a store will sell one of Red bags to any customer who comes into the shop and views the bags. Out of the next 7 people who come into the shop, what...
August 24, 2008 by Student

math
What is the probability of getting a license plate that has a repeated letter or digit if you live in a state that has four letters followed by two numerals followed by two letters? (Round to the nearest whole percent.)
August 28, 2011 by Anonymous

Math
A prom dress with a regular price of $395 is on sale for $280. Find the discount rate; round to the nearest tenth of a percent.
June 15, 2008 by winnie

Statistics
On standard IQ tests, the mean is 100 and the standard deviation is 13. The results are very close to fitting a normal curve. Suppose an IQ test is given to a very large group of people. Find the percent of people whose IQ score is between 61 and 139.
February 14, 2012 by Anonymous

Statistics
On standard IQ tests, the mean is 120 and the standard deviation is 18. The results are very close to fitting a normal curve. Suppose an IQ test is given to a very large group of people. Find the percent of people whose IQ score is less than 156.
February 14, 2012 by Anonymous

Statistics
On standard IQ tests, the mean is 110 and the standard deviation is 15. The results are very close to fitting a normal curve. Suppose an IQ test is given to a very large group of people. Find the percent of people whose IQ score is less than 155.
February 14, 2012 by Anonymous

math
12.(4pts) Solve the problem. Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a percent unless otherwise indicated. Sales of frozen pizza for a club fund-raiser increased from 500 one year to 575 the next year. What was the percent of increase? Solve the problem. If the answer is an ...
March 7, 2011 by anonymous

math
rewrite the statement using percent notation out of every100 eligible people 87 voted in a recent election
August 7, 2010 by michelle

math
By what percent is a 100-watt light bulb brighter than a 60-watt light bulb? (Round percent to the nearest tenth.)
May 16, 2013 by Tee

math
By what percent is a 100-watt light bulb brighter than a 60-watt light bulb? (Round percent to the nearest tenth.
May 18, 2013 by Rawn Williams

Math
By what percent is a 100-watt light bulb brighter than a 60-watt light bulb? (Round percent to the nearest tenth.
May 18, 2013 by Denise

math
By what percent is a 100-watt light bulb brighter than a 60-watt light bulb? (Round percent to the nearest tenth.)
August 13, 2013 by felica

math
use the percent proportion to solve for the unknown value: whole=48 percent= 25
April 21, 2010 by Anonymous

finance
5.Capital Co. has a capital structure, based on current market values, that consists of 21 percent debt, 9 percent preferred stock, and 70 percent common stock. If the returns required by investors are 10 percent, 12 percent, and 17 percent for the debt, preferred stock, and ...
September 28, 2013 by trixie

Corporate Finance
5.Capital Co. has a capital structure, based on current market values, that consists of 21 percent debt, 9 percent preferred stock, and 70 percent common stock. If the returns required by investors are 10 percent, 12 percent, and 17 percent for the debt, preferred stock, and ...
April 15, 2014 by Stephanie

Rounding Decimals
Use the digits 0,2,5 and 8. Write a decimal that will round up if rounded to the nearest whole number, round down if rounded to the nearest tenth, and round up if rounded to the nearest hundredth.
February 9, 2011 by Irene

Statistics
Age 0-14 number of people= 206,423 Age 15-34 number of people= 265,778 Age 35-54 number of people= 308,946 Age 55-74 number of people= 159,092 Age over 74 number of people= 69,264 1)Classify the data in the table. A)positively skewed B)negatively skewed C)normally distributed ...
February 9, 2008 by Jon

math
Age 0-14 number of people= 206,423 Age 15-34 number of people= 265,778 Age 35-54 number of people= 308,946 Age 55-74 number of people= 159,092 Age over 74 number of people= 69,264 1)Classify the data in the table. A)positively skewed B)negatively skewed C)normally distributed ...
February 9, 2008 by Jon

finance
You will be receiving $5,000 from your family as a graduation present. You have decided to save this money for your retirement. You plan to retire thirty years after graduating. How much additional money will you have at that time if you can earn an average of 9 percent on ...
August 28, 2014 by solooloo

math
The football team has 86 players. Thirty-two of those players are seniors. What percent of the football players are seniors? Round your answer to the nearest whole number.
September 23, 2010 by sara ann

Corporate Finance
Bond price: Briar Corp is issuing a 10-year bond with a coupon rate of 7 percent. The interest rate for similar bonds is currently 9 percent. Assuming annual payments, what is the present value of the bond? (Round to the nearest dollar.) $990 $872 $1,066 $945
April 11, 2014 by Judy

MATH
1) If A is 125% of B, then B is what percent of A? A) 60% B) 75% C) 80% D) 88% E) 90% 2) In an opinion poll of 50 men and 40 women, 70% of the men and 25% of the women said that they preferred fiction to nonfiction books. What percent of the number of people polled preferred ...
July 23, 2014 by Class

proportions
make 3/5 u=in to a percent then round it to nearest tenth
April 28, 2011 by zakaria

math
What is 77 percent round to nearest tenth of a degcree
September 14, 2012 by chris

Statistics
Suppose it can be assumed that 60 percent of adults favor capital punishment. Find the probability that on a jury of twelve members: a) All will favor capital punishment. b) There will be a tie.
April 30, 2012 by Sam

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