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anonymous
 5 years ago
How do I figure out:
35% of what number is 17.5?
anonymous
 5 years ago
How do I figure out: 35% of what number is 17.5?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can anyone help me with proportions? please?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0take your 17.5 and multiply it by .35

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Here's how to approach these types of problems: Let the number in question be x. Now, you are given that 35% of x is 17.5 This can be written as :

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry, accidentally posted above. 35/100 x = 17.5 Multiply both sides by hundred, 35x = 1750 Now, you can divide both sides by 35 to get the answer.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you! What about: What number is 23% of 16? How?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.023 percent is 23 of 100. Your proportion should look like: 23 16  =  100 x Solve by cross multiplying: 23x=16*100

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But then what? is the answer 23x =1600? Don't i need to get x by itself? To solve?
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