By Julie Miller, Molly O'Neill, Nancy Hyde

Miller/O'Neill/Hyde, lecturers similar to You, development at the luck of the 1st editoin, starting Algebra 2/e maintains to provide an enlightened process grounded within the basics of lecture room adventure. The perform of many teachers within the school room is to offer examples and feature their scholars resolve related difficulties. this is often discovered during the ability perform routines that without delay stick with the examples within the textbook. through the textual content, the authors have built-in many research advice and warding off error tricks, that are reflective of the reviews and guide offered to scholars within the school room. during this manner, the textual content communicates to scholars, the very issues their teachers are inclined to make in the course of lecture, assisting to enhance the strategies and supply guideline that leads scholars to mastery and luck. The authors incorporated during this version, Problem-Recognition workouts, that many teachers will most likely establish to be just like worksheets they've got for my part constructed for distribution to scholars. The motive of the Problem-Recognition workouts, is to aid scholars triumph over what's occasionally a usual inclination towards using problem-solving algorithms that will not consistently be applicable. furthermore, the workout units were revised to incorporate much more middle workouts than have been found in the 1st variation. this allows teachers to select from a wealth of difficulties, permitting abundant chance for college kids to perform what they study in lecture to hone their talents and enhance the data they should make a profitable transition into Intermediate Algebra. during this method, the ebook completely enhances any studying platform, no matter if conventional lecture or distance-learning; its guide is so reflective of what comes from lecture, that scholars will suppose as cozy outdoor of sophistication, as they do inside of type with their teacher. For much more aid, scholars have entry to a wealth of vitamins, together with McGraw-Hill’s on-line homework administration procedure, MathZone.

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15. 5% 16. 180% 1 17. 1% or 11 % 9 miL28711_ch00_001-048 9/20/06 28 06:52 AM BA Page 28 CONFIRMING PAGES Chapter R Reference Example 7 Applying Percentages Shauna received a raise, so now her new salary is 105% of her old salary. Find Shauna’s new salary if her old salary was $36,000 per year. Solution: The new salary is 105% of $36,000. 05 ϫ 36,000 ϭ 37,800 The new salary is $37,800 per year. Skill Practice 18. If 60% of the 35 students in an Algebra class are women, find the number of women. Example 8 Applying Percentages A couple leaves a 15% tip for a $32 dinner.

25% 4 5 5 ϭ ϫ 100% 3 3 7 8 The value 254 can be written in decimal form by dividing 25 by 4. Multiply by 100%. ϭ 100 5 ϫ % 3 1 Write the whole number as a fraction. ϭ 500 % 3 Multiply fractions. 6% 3 Skill Practice 15. Simplify. The value 500 3 can be written in decimal form by dividing 500 by 3. Convert the fraction to a percent. 16. 9 5 17. 1 9 6. Applications of Percents Many applications involving percents involve finding a percent of some base number. For example, suppose a textbook is discounted 25%.

Skill Practice Answers 3 10 12. 56% 9. 241 200 13. 436% 10. 1 4 14. 2% 11. 2 5 b. 1 16 c. 3 CONFIRMING PAGES 27 Decimals and Percents Solution: a. 2 2 ϭ ϫ 100% 5 5 ϭ 100 2 ϫ % 5 1 Multiply by 100%. Write the whole number as a fraction. 20 2 100 ϭ ϫ % 5 1 Multiply fractions. 1 ϭ b. 40 % or 40% 1 1 1 ϭ ϫ 100% 16 16 ϭ 1 100 ϫ % 16 1 Simplify. Multiply by 100%. Write the whole number as a fraction. 25 1 100 ϭ ϫ % 16 1 Multiply the fractions. 4 c. 25% 4 5 5 ϭ ϫ 100% 3 3 7 8 The value 254 can be written in decimal form by dividing 25 by 4.