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ms.hi

  • 3 years ago

108 is 36% of what number? Write and solve a proportion to solve the problem

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  1. Lilmoney
    • 3 years ago
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    108 is 36 of what number. 108 divided by 0.36 = 300

  2. ms.hi
    • 3 years ago
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    thanks :)

  3. Lilmoney
    • 3 years ago
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    Welcome

  4. mathstudent55
    • 3 years ago
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    100% corresponds to the number 36% corresponds to a part which is 108 100% is to x as 36% is to 108 100/x = 36/108 That's the proportion. Now cross multiply and solve for x

  5. ms.hi
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    360?

  6. Lilmoney
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    Wait what.

  7. ms.hi
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    ?

  8. mathstudent55
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    100/x = 36/108 Cross multiply: 36x = 100(108) 36x = 18,800 x = 300 Which is what Lilmoney got above.

  9. ms.hi
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    thanks :

  10. mathstudent55
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    You're welcome

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