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What is ?
Ok, your teacher has not required that this problem be kept as fractions, however , is an unfortunate decimal to work with. So, it looks like we should work in fractions.
Either of these answers are right:
Order the following from least to greatest:
In this problem you can choose which form to convert to. For this one, we like decimals:
Now that all the numbers are on equal footing so to speak (i.e., they're all in decimals), we can put these in order:
0.25, 0.28, 0.30, 0.33
75% of all statistics are made up on the spot. If of the articles in today's paper had statistics, what percent were made up?
This time you were told what form to phrase your answer, so be sure to phrase your answer as a percent.
We need to find
If we write each as a decimal:
We need to phrase our answer as a percent, so