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That's easy, 300 is one half of 600. That is ^{300}/_{600} = ^{1}/_{2}.
The answer is 50% since 50 is one half of 100, that is 50 = ^{1}/_{2} × 100.
The fraction is ^{17.3}/_{28.7} .
Take the fraction you obtained above, ^{17.3}/_{28.7}, and the answer is that fraction of 100. In other words ^{17.3}/_{28.7} × 100 = 60.3%.
Penny  


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