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shivraj Group Title

What percent of 159 is 129?

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  1. waterineyes Group Title
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    Let the percentage be x.. \[x \% \; of \; \; 159 = 129\]

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  2. jiteshmeghwal9 Group Title
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    Let the percent be x% then x% of 159=129 \(\frac{x}{100}\times 159=129\)

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  3. waterineyes Group Title
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    \[\frac{x}{100} \times 159 = 129\] \[x = \frac{129 \times 100}{159} = Solve \; \; this..\]

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  4. jiteshmeghwal9 Group Title
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    now solve . I think i have made this much easier . From here @shivraj can easily do it :)

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    Your final answer results in 18.86 which is incorrect.. @heedcom

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  6. shivraj Group Title
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    81

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  7. waterineyes Group Title
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    \[\frac{18.86}{100} \times 159 = 29.98 = Incorrect\]

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    You should get 129 and not 29.98 @heedcom

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  9. jiteshmeghwal9 Group Title
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    @waterineyes is correct because i checked this in calculator also :)

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  10. heedcom Group Title
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    ok, cool, sorry guys, i did it the other way round.

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  11. waterineyes Group Title
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    Precisely my method is correct @jiteshmeghwal9 And yours too. He he he..

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  12. jiteshmeghwal9 Group Title
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    np :)

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  13. jiteshmeghwal9 Group Title
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    LOL ;)

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  14. waterineyes Group Title
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    Are you clear with this @shivraj

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  15. shivraj Group Title
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    yes thnks

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