What is 46 1/2 % of 48? Please help me guys

Accepted Solution

Answer: 22.32Step-by-step explanation:[tex]46\ \frac{1}{2}\%[/tex] is a mixed number.First we transform this mixed number to its decimal form.The mixed number has 2 parts, an integer part and a decimal part. In this case the integer part is 46 and the decimal part is "[tex]\frac{1}{2}[/tex]"Therefore [tex]46\ \frac{1}{2}\%[/tex] is the same as:[tex](46+\frac{1}{2})\%=46.5\%[/tex]To calculate 46.5% of 48 we must multiply 48 by 0.465 as shown below:[tex]48*0.465 =22.32[/tex]Finally we have that the Β 46.5% of 48 is 22.32