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candance1109
 4 years ago
80% of what number is 40?
candance1109
 4 years ago
80% of what number is 40?

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candance1109
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how did u get that answer? just asking because i want to be able to figure it out on my own

mitosuki
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.540 / .8 = 50 the slash equals division. 50 * .8 = 40

lalaly
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1let the number be x\[\frac{80}{100} \times x=40\]solve for x

Hershey_Kisses
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeahh i'm right .8 x = 40 x = 40 * (5/4) = 10 * 5 = 50 80% of 50 (answer) is 40

candance1109
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how did u get .8 from 80%? moved the decimal over twice?

mitosuki
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5Yes that is how you convert a percent to a decimal :)
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