## anonymous 5 years ago What percent of 40 is 9? Riding bicycles. There are 57 million Americans who ride a bicycle at least occasionally. The following circle graph shows the reasons people ride. In each of Exercises 61−64, determine the number of Americans who ride a bicycle for the given reason.

1. anonymous

What percent of 40 is 9?$\frac{x}{100}\times40=9$$\frac{40x}{100}=9$$40x=100\times9$$40x+900$$x=\frac{900}{40}$$x=22.5$or 0.225%

2. anonymous

Great answer Nancy! Here is an even easier way to this. Take 9/40, which gives you .225, which is 22.5% This will work for any percentage question.