Chapter 6.II, Problem 44RE

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Textbook Problem

Solve the following word problems for the portion, rate, or base.

In June, the New York Yankees won 15 games and lost 9. What percent of the games did they win? (*Hint:* Use total games played as the base.)

To determine

**To calculate:** The percent of the games that the New York Yankees won, if they won

Explanation

**Given Information:**

The New York Yankees won

**Formula used:**

Steps for computing percentage problems;

Step1: Recognize the two known values and the unknown value.

Step2: Pick the formula that solves the unknown value.

Step3: Solve the equation by putting the known values for the letters in the formula.

The formula to compute the rate is;

**Calculation:**

The value of the base is

Here, percent of the games that the New York Yankees won is missing showing that rate is unknown as the rate is the term having

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