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If $0.2 is commission for sales of $1,000, what percent of sales amount is the commission?

A. 2%
B. 0.2%
C. 0.02%
D. 0.002%
E. 0.0002%

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Percent of Commission to Sales = 0.2/1000*100 =>0.02

Hence answer will be (C) 0.02
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==>0.2/1,000=2/10,000=0.0002=0.02%. That is because %=1/100.
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Re: If $0.2 is commission for sales of $1,000, what percent of sales amoun [#permalink]
Part/Whole= Percent/100

0.2/1000=Percent/100

Percent=0.2 *100/1000 = 0.02
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Re: If $0.2 is commission for sales of $1,000, what percent of sales amoun [#permalink]
\(\frac{0.2}{1000}\) \([*]\)100 = 0.2 \([*]\) \(\frac{100}{1000}\) = 0.2 \([*]\)\(\frac{1}{10}\) =0.02
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If $0.2 is commission for sales of $1,000, what percent of sales amoun [#permalink]
MathRevolution wrote:
If $0.2 is commission for sales of $1,000, what percent of sales amount is the commission?

A. 2%
B. 0.2%
C. 0.02%
D. 0.002%
E. 0.0002%

*An answer will be posted in 2 days.


0.2/1000 = 0.2*10^-3 = 0.0002
To convert a decimal to a percentage, move the decimal point two positions to the right (or multiply by 100)
= 0.02%
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