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Half of 1% of 40 is one less than what number? Express your answer as a decimal to the nearest tenth.

 Jul 8, 2020
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We have 1/2 x 1/100 x 40.

 

1/2 x 1/100 x 40

= 1/200 x 40

= 40/200

= 1/5

 

1/5 is less than a number which is 1/5+1=6/5=1.2.

 Jul 8, 2020
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40 x .01 x 1/2          +1          =   1.2     (just as gs85 found!)

 Jul 8, 2020

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