If I have 3.8%, 2.5% and .1% How do I make these equal 100% when they only equal

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    Linda Cerviniposted 7 years ago

    If I have 3.8%, 2.5% and .1% How do I make these equal 100% when they only equal 6.4%.  I have...

    an amount of $40,672.75 and I need to divide it into the above percentages - but I have money left over.  Can you help

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    Daniel J Breretonposted 7 years ago

    You cannot make these percentages equal 100%.  You have to increase the percentages so that they sum to 100.  You cannot just evenly divide the money into arbitrary percentages.  I believe that you are confusing percentages with proportions.

 
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