What is $28.95 of 4.5%?

1 Answer
Nov 29, 2016

Answer:

4.5% of $28.95 = $1.3032

Explanation:

Solving for 4.5% of $28.95

The sign % is a unit of measurement that is worth #1/100#

So #4.5%" of something is "4.5/100xx" something"#

Writing your question as: #" "4.5/100xx$28.96#

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This is the same as:#" "4.5xx($28.96)/100#

Which is the same as#" "4.5xx$0.2896#

Note that 0.5 is the same as #1/2#

#4xx$0.2896" "= $1.1584#
#1/2xx$0.2896" "=ul($0.1448) larr" add"#
#" "$1.3032#

So 4.5% of $28.95 = $1.3032