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**Euclid Alexandria** Here's another application using the word **of**, except this time, multiplying isn't seeming to work at first glance. I was expecting to end up with a whole number/dollar amount. Any hints on where I'm going wrong?

From the book: "The Gonzales recently sold their house for $102,000, but $\displaystyle \frac{3}{50}$ of this amount goes to the real estate companies that helped them sell their house. How much money do the Gonzales pay to the real estate companies?"

**My answer**

$\displaystyle x = 102,000$

$\displaystyle = \frac{3}{50} \cdot \frac{102,000}{1} = \frac{3 \cdot 34,000}{50 \cdot 1} = \frac{102,000}{50}$