The novel that Lynn is reading contains 435 pages. So far, she has read 157 pages. Approximately what percent of the novel has she read?

Lynn has read 157 out of 435

To find the percent read, divide 157 by 435 and change the decimal to a percent by moving the decimal point to the right two places.

157

----- {divided pages read by total pages}

435

≈ 0.3609 {divided and rounded}

To find the percent read, divide 157 by 435 and change the decimal to a percent by moving the decimal point to the right two places.

157

----- {divided pages read by total pages}

435

≈ 0.3609 {divided and rounded}

**≈ 36%**{changed decimal to a percent by moving decimal point to the right two places}**Ask Algebra House**