# [Solved] Write the Following as Decimals. (See.)

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## Write the following as decimals. (See.) Writing Fractions as Percents A marketing manager is given the following data in fraction form and must change the data to percents.(a) (b) (c) SOLUTION First write each fraction as a decimal, and then write the decimal as a percent.(a) (b) (c) Writing Percents as Decimals To calculate some insurance claims, an insurance agent must change the following percents to decimals.(a) 35%(b) 50%(c) 325%(d) Quick.TIPChange any fraction part of a percent to a decimal before converting from a percent to a decimal.SOLUTION Move the decimal point two places to the left and drop the percent sign.(a).35(b).5(c) 3.25(d).375Writing Percents as Fractions Even though smoking is believed to account for 1 of every 5 deaths in the United States, more than 45 million Americans smoke. The bar chart shows the percent of people in each age group that smoke. Convert each percent to a fraction and reduce to lowest terms.SOLUTION Write each percent as a decimal and then as a fraction in lowest terms.(a) (b) (c) (d)

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