## candance1109 Group Title 80% of what number is 40? 2 years ago 2 years ago

1. hoblos Group Title

50

2. NotSObright Group Title

50

3. candance1109 Group Title

how did u get that answer? just asking because i want to be able to figure it out on my own

4. mitosuki Group Title

40 / .8 = 50 the slash equals division. 50 * .8 = 40

5. lalaly Group Title

let the number be x$\frac{80}{100} \times x=40$solve for x

6. Hershey_Kisses Group Title

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

7. candance1109 Group Title

how did u get .8 from 80%? moved the decimal over twice?

8. mitosuki Group Title

Yes that is how you convert a percent to a decimal :)