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Sunshine447
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2When you are solving something like this, you have to convert them to the same format. In other words, they must ALL be fraction, decimals, or percents. Decimals are the easiest.

Sunshine447
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.22.5 is already done for you

meilendurcer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and 0.5? thats first right

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the 25% doesnt make any sense to me .....

meilendurcer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.00.2,2/4,2.5 or 25%

Sunshine447
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2A fraction is simply a division equation, so you solve 2 divided by 4.

Sunshine447
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@amistre64 a percentage is just a decimal with a different sign. 25% is .25

Sunshine447
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2.2 is also done for you

Sunshine447
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Now, you order them. (I think you can figure that part out) Here are the numbers to order. 2.5, 0.5, 0.25, and 0.2

meilendurcer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok thanks! my first answer was B...

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1a percentage is not a decimal .... 25% of 32 is 8 25% of 16 is 4 25% of n = n*.25 25% is not "a decimal"

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1they want you to use it as a decimal in this problem i agree; but it still makes no sense

Sunshine447
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2to make a decimal out of a percent, you don't have to calculate anything (that's what I was implying). Take 25% and all you have to do is add a decimal before the number and drop the percent sign. 25% > .25

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the price is reduced by 25%; therefore if the price is $12, is it reduced by .25? and we buy it for $11.75

Sunshine447
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2no, we would pay $9

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then it is not reduced by 25% ... if 25% is just a decimal: .25

Sunshine447
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2reduced by = minus $12*25% or 0.25 = 3 subtract the $3 from the $12 $9

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you see my point tho; how are we spose to say that 25% is least or greatest in this construction by stating that 25% is a decimal? it makes no sense in this question is all

Sunshine447
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I didn't say it "was a decimal", I said it "is just a decimal with a different sign" (implying that you don't need to further calculate it as you would for a fraction to a decimal)

Sunshine447
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.225% is .25 because it's the original "25" with a decimal point instead of a percentage sign.

Sunshine447
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2by the way, the answer is .2, .25, .5, 2.5

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1there is no "25%" on a number line :)

Sunshine447
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@meilendurcer i posted the answer above

Sunshine447
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2true, but it is implied :P

Sunshine447
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.225% on a number line would be 1/4 from the far left or it would be written as .25 as a decimal :P

Sunshine447
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@amistre64 I gave you a medal :)

meilendurcer
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohh so it is B thanks

amistre64
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thnx, had some troubles in the chat that needed attention :)

Sunshine447
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2No problem @amistre64 ! Have a good day/night (depending on where you are located) :P
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