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can you please assist me by working out 10% of 8999

 Sep 1, 2017
 #1
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10%  of  8999

 

Note.....  10%  = .10

 

So.....we just have   

 

.10  *  8999  =

 

89.99

 

 

 

cool cool cool

 Sep 1, 2017
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Actually the answer is 899.9.

gibsonj338  Sep 1, 2017
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Yeah, sorry Cphill, but you carelessly moved the decimal over too many places.

 

\(.1*8999=\frac{1}{10}*8999=\frac{8999}{10}=899.9\)

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 Sep 1, 2017

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