algebra (check my work)

posted by susan

60% of what number is 24?
a/w = p/100
24/w = 60/100
24 * 100 = 60* w
2400 / 60 = 60w / 60
w = 40
am i correct?

  1. Steve

    yes, as could could check:

    .60 * 40 = 24

  2. susan

    thanks

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