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**Writeacher**, Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 6:44pm
Several examples:

http://www.google.com/search?q=20%25+off+sale&rlz=1C1GGGE_enUS379US379&oq=20%25+off+sale&aqs=chrome.0.57j60j0j60j0l2.3729&sugexp=chrome,mod=1&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

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**josh**, Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 6:53pm
How do work this problem? 50% of what number is 46?

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**Writeacher**, Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 6:54pm
50% = one half of something

If 46 is one half, what is the whole number?

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**Reiny**, Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 6:59pm
For another example, how about Romney's infamous 47% comment.

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