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

math  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

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

math  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 6:16pm
You're welcome.
0.1x = 54

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

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