Jack works in a bookstore. He has 300 books to stock on the shelves. So far, he has stocked 120 books today. What percent of the books does he have left to stock?

1 Answer
Nov 19, 2016

Answer:

Jack has #60%# of the books left to stack.

Explanation:

Out of #300# books, #120# have been stacked. That leaves #(300-120)=180# books to be stacked. We can determine the percentage (#x#) by the equation:

#300xx x/100=180#

#3x=180#

Divide both sides by #3#.

#x=60#