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Re: If $0.2 is commission for sales of $1,000, what percent of sales amoun
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17 Oct 2016, 08:39

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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%

ASIDE: it's super easy to take a fraction with 100 in its denominator and convert it to a percent. For example, 19/100 = 19%, 56/100 = 56%, 0.05/100 = 0.05%, etc

In this question, we want to convert the FRACTION 0.2/1000 to a PERCENT Take 0.2/1000 and divide top and bottom by 10 to get: 0.02/100 0.02/100 = 0.02% Answer: