   Chapter 6, Problem 23AT ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
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Section ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447
Textbook Problem

# Solve the following for the portion, rate, or base, rounding decimals to hundredths and percents to the nearest tenth when necessary.91 is 88% of _____

To determine

To fill: The blank for the base in the expression “91 is 88% of _____________”.

Explanation

Given Information:

Provided expression is, “91 is 88% of _____________”.

Value of rate is R=88% as rate is the term having % sign and the value of portion is P=91 as it is the part of the whole or base.

Here the missing value is base as base is the whole amount frequently recognized as the value headed by the word “of”.

The formula to compute the base is,

Base=PortionRate

Transform percent or rate to a decimal value.

R=88%=88100=2225=0

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