   Chapter 6.II, Problem 23RE ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447

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Section ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

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

# Solve the following for the base. Round to hundredths when necessary. 6.45 is 18 1 2 % of _______

To determine

To fill: The blank space in the statement “6.45 is 1812% of _____________”.

Explanation

Given Information:

Provided expression is,“6.45 is 1812% of _____________”.

Consider that the value of rate is R=1812% as rate is the term having % sign and the value of portion is P=6.45 as it is the part of the whole and hence 6.45 is the portion.

Here the missing value is base.

The formula to compute the base is Base=PortionRate

Transform percent or rate to a decimal value.

R=1812%=[(18×2)+12

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