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5-73.

In 2009, the federal government budget was

If it decided to cut

, how much money did it cut? Find

of trillion. Convert

into a decimal, then multiply that by trillion. billion or . If the government reduced the budget by

, how much money did it cut? Find

of trillion. See part (a) for help.

If the government eliminated

billion from the budget, what percentage did it cut? billion is what percent of trillion? Divide

billion by trillion. Convert this decimal into a percentage.