During one year, the Green's real estate bill included $250 for city services. The fire department received 17% of that amount. How much money went to the fire department?

1 Answer
Jan 22, 2016

Answer:

42.5 $

Explanation:

17 % of the amount $250 went to fire department.

Money went to fire department #= 250 xx 17%#

Money went to fire department #= 250 xx 17/100 #

Money went to fire department #= 5 xx 17/2#

Money went to fire department #= 2.5 xx 17#

Money went to fire department #= 42.5 $#