Ackson is at a collectibles fair. He has exactly $8 and will purchase a collectible card from a vendor for $3. What percent of his money will Jackson spend on the purchase?

1 Answer
Dec 20, 2016

Answer:

#color(green)(37.5%)#

Explanation:

Let #x# be the percentage of his #$8# that Jackson spends on a card.

We are told
#color(white)("XXX")x xx $8 = $3#

After dividing both sides by #$8#
#color(white)("XXX")x=(cancel($)3)/(cancel($)8)=37.5#