# math

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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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1.
0.4 * 160

2.
This one should be obvious.

3.
(4/6) * (48/1) = 192/6 = 32

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Thank you very much Mrs. Sue! What about the formula for 54 is 10 % of what?

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You're welcome.

0.1x = 54

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you are an amazing help and are very much appreciated!

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