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0.35 represents what percent of 0.007?

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\(x = 0.35 * \frac{100}{0.007} = 5000%\)
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0.35 represents what percent of 0.007?

Adjusting the decimal

350 represents what percent of 7?

Divide by 7

50 represents what percent of 1?

Answer = 50*100 = 5000% = E
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0.35 represents what percent of 0.007?

Adjusting the decimal

350 represents what percent of 7?

[color=#ff0000]Divide by 7


50 represents what percent of 1?

Answer = 50*100 = 5000% = E
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PareshGmat wrote:
One more method

0.35 represents what percent of 0.007?

Adjusting the decimal

350 represents what percent of 7?

Divide by 7

50 represents what percent of 1?

Answer = 50*100 = 5000% = E




Plug in the answer can be the another approach.
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0.35 represents what percent of 0.007?

A. 0.05%
B. 0.5%
C. 5%
D. 500%
E. 5000%


We might also try plugging in the answer choices.

We can start by writing "0.35 represents what percent of 0.007?" as "0.35 equals what percent of 0.007?"
Or "What percent of 0.007 equals 0.35?"
Or just: _____ of 0.007 = 0.35

First note that 100% of 0.007 = 0.007
So, we need a percent that's GREATER than 100%
ELIMINATE A, B, and C

Try answer choice D:
500% of 0.007 = 5 x 0.007 = 0.035
No good - eliminate D

By the process of elimination, the correct answer is
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Bunuel wrote:
0.35 represents what percent of 0.007?

A. 0.05%
B. 0.5%
C. 5%
D. 500%
E. 5000%


0.35 as a percent of 0.0007 is:

0.35/0.007 x 100 = 350/7 x 100 = 50 x 100 = 5,000 percent

Answer: E
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Bunuel wrote:
0.35 represents what percent of 0.007?

A. 0.05%
B. 0.5%
C. 5%
D. 500%
E. 5000%



let say the percentage be x

so,

x% of 0.007 = 0.35

(\(\frac{x}{100}\))0.007 = 0.35

0.007 x = 35

x =\(\frac{35}{0.007}\)

x =\(\frac{35000}{7}\)

x = 5000%

Thus the best answer is E.
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