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candance1109Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how did u get that answer? just asking because i want to be able to figure it out on my own
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mitosukiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5
40 / .8 = 50 the slash equals division. 50 * .8 = 40
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lalalyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
let the number be x\[\frac{80}{100} \times x=40\]solve for x
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Hershey_KissesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeahh i'm right .8 x = 40 x = 40 * (5/4) = 10 * 5 = 50 80% of 50 (answer) is 40
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candance1109Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how did u get .8 from 80%? moved the decimal over twice?
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mitosukiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5
Yes that is how you convert a percent to a decimal :)
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