From net earnings of $740 per month, Lisa Jones must spend $200 for her portion of the rent on an apartment she shares with two friends, what percent of her net income is her rent payment? A. 27% B. 32% C. 73% D. 38%

QUESTION POSTED AT 28/05/2020 - 10:46 PM

Answered by admin AT 28/05/2020 - 10:46 PM

Percent means per one hundred...

p/100=200/740  multiply both sides by 100

p=100*200/740

p=20000/740 %

p=1000/37 %

p≈27.027 %

p≈27%  (to nearest whole percent)
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