Posted by **abbie** on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 5:54pm.

what is the formula for finding % of a #?

example:

1. find 40 % of 160?

2. 24 is 100 % of what?

also,

how do you do this problem?

4/6 of 48

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 5:57pm
1.

0.4 * 160

2.

This one should be obvious.

3.

(4/6) * (48/1) = 192/6 = 32

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**abbie**, Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 6:04pm
Thank you very much Mrs. Sue! What about the formula for 54 is 10 % of what?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 6:16pm
You're welcome.

0.1x = 54

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**abbie**, Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 6:18pm
you are an amazing help and are very much appreciated!

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 6:23pm
Glad we can help. :-)

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