posted by jerry .
I need to know how to calculate what percentage of a number is to another.
let me make that clearer, 35 is what percent of 48? how is that calculated?
What you are asking is this:
35 is to 45 as x is to 100
solve for x
Now to get % you must multiply x by 100 to get 72.9%
Plese try this link:
Why is the theorem called the pythgorean Theream?