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5-73.

In 2009, the federal government budget was trillion . The government was looking to cut costs. Homework Help ✎

  1. 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 .

  2. If the government reduced the budget by , how much money did it cut?

    Find of trillion.

    See part (a) for help.

  3. 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.