HiSET: Math : Linear equations

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Linear Equations

What is 25% of ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Solve for in the equation

by isolating on the left side. Do this by reversing the operations in the reverse of the order of operations.

First, subtract 17 from both sides:

Now, divide both sides by 2:

One way to find 25% of this value is to multiply 41 by 25 and divide by 100:

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the correct choice.

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