# algebra (check my work)

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?

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1. yes, as could could check:

.60 * 40 = 24

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posted by Steve
2. thanks

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