## Percentages: write expression for 25% of \$118.25

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### Percentages: write expression for 25% of \$118.25

Problem: Twenty-five percent of your budget (\$118.250) will be used to rent business space and pay for utilities. Write an algebraic expression that indicates how much money will be spent on business space and utilities. Do not solve.

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Problem: Twenty-five percent of your budget (\$118.250) will be used to rent business space and pay for utilities. Write an algebraic expression that indicates how much money will be spent on business space and utilities. Do not solve.
Convert the percentage to its decimal form. Then note that "of" indicates "times", and multiply. But don't simplify.