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candance1109

  • 4 years ago

80% of what number is 40?

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  1. hoblos
    • 4 years ago
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    50

  2. NotSObright
    • 4 years ago
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    50

  3. candance1109
    • 4 years ago
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    how did u get that answer? just asking because i want to be able to figure it out on my own

  4. mitosuki
    • 4 years ago
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    40 / .8 = 50 the slash equals division. 50 * .8 = 40

  5. lalaly
    • 4 years ago
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    let the number be x\[\frac{80}{100} \times x=40\]solve for x

  6. Hershey_Kisses
    • 4 years ago
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    yeahh i'm right .8 x = 40 x = 40 * (5/4) = 10 * 5 = 50 80% of 50 (answer) is 40

  7. candance1109
    • 4 years ago
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    how did u get .8 from 80%? moved the decimal over twice?

  8. mitosuki
    • 4 years ago
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    Yes that is how you convert a percent to a decimal :)

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