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PAGE: 324SET: ExercisesPROBLEM: 1
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16 is being compared to 40.

So,16 is the part and 40 is the whole.

Let n represent the percent.

The percent proportion is .

Apply cross product property of equality: then .

           (Multiply: )

Apply division property of equality: Divide each side by 40.

             (Cancel common terms)

                     (Divide: )

16 is 40 of 40.


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