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# IS 6265.10 WITHIN 5% OF 6149.10

IS THE AMOUNT OF 6149.10 WITHIN 5% OF 6265.10

### 2 Answers by Expert Tutors

Lincoln G. | Lincoln: Fun Learning = Successful LearningLincoln: Fun Learning = Successful Lear...
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Hi Melissa,

The short answer is Yes, it is within 5%.  To prove/solve, first figure out the difference between 6149.10 and 6265.10, which is 116.  Then divide 116 by 6149.10, 116/6149.10 = 0.0188.  This of course is a fraction; to express it as a percentage, simply move the decimal over two places to the right.  So the difference between these numbers is approx 1.88%.  Hope this helps!

Lincoln

Sheila M. | Friendly College Math Professor - understands students' math anxietyFriendly College Math Professor - unders...
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Hi, Melissa.

Before you can answer this question, you have to first calculate 5% of 6149.10.
According to my calculator, 5% of 6149.10 is 307.455.
To find the range of 5%, you add/subtract 307.455 to/from 6149.10.

6149.10 - 307.455 = 5841.645
6149.10 + 307.455 = 6456.555

Since 6265.10 lies between 5841.645 and 6456.555, we say that the answer is YES.