Posted by **Mike** on Friday, February 22, 2008 at 11:46am.

Find a number such that 32 is 60% of the number.(decimal answer rounded to nearest tenth)

- Math -
**thuy**, Friday, February 22, 2008 at 11:55am
53.3

- Math -
**PsyDAG**, Friday, February 22, 2008 at 11:57am
Here is the process:

32 = 60%X = .6X

53.3 = X

Hope this helps a little more. Thanks for asking.

- Math -
**Guido**, Friday, February 22, 2008 at 4:36pm
You were given:

Find a number such that 32 is 60% of the number.

NOTE: Decimal answer rounded to nearest tenth.

Let x = number we want to find

The word [of] means to MULTIPLY in math.

The word [is] means EQUAL.

We now have this equation:

32 = 0.60(x)

Divide both sides by 0.60 to find x.

32/0.60 = x

53.3333333, etc = x

We round this decimal to the nearest tenths and we get

53.3 = x

Done!

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- math - i am a decimal with my last digit in the hundredths. rounded to the ...
- 6th grade - A Number rounded to the nearest tenth is 6.1. The same number ...
- Rounding Decimals - Use the digits 0,2,5 and 8. Write a decimal that will round ...
- Math - A decimal number changed to 23.7 after it was rounded. Give a decimal ...
- Math - A number is 830 when rounded off to the nearest tenth.what is the ...
- math - Name a number with decimal hundredths that rounds up to the nearest whole...
- Math - Solve the following proportion for x: (Decimal answer rounded to nearest...
- Math - A 4-digit number rounded to the nearest ten is 2,470. Rounded to the ...
- Math-- Please check - A package of 16 tea bags costs $2.29. Find the unit price ...
- Math - At the 2010 Winter Olympics, in Vancouver, BC, Usain Bolt won the 100 ...

More Related Questions