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If x>0, then 2% of 5% of 3x equals what percent of x? Express your answer to the nearest tenth.

Oct 5th, 2014

2% of 5% of 3x = 3x* 5/100*2/100 = 3x*10/10000=3x*1/1000 = x * 3/1000 

3/1000 is .3 percent 

Answer: 0.3% or 0.003

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