# Ramon earns $1,735 each month and pays$53.10 for electricity. To the nearest tenth of a percent, what percent of Ramon's earnings are spent on electricity each month?

Feb 17, 2016

3.1% of Ramon's salary is utilized for electricity rent.

#### Explanation:

Ramon's monthly salary =$1,735 Electricity rent =$53.10

Percentage of earnings spent on electricity:
$= \frac{53.10}{1 , 735} \times 100$

=3.1%