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ms.hi
 2 years ago
108 is 36% of what number? Write and solve a proportion to solve the problem
ms.hi
 2 years ago
108 is 36% of what number? Write and solve a proportion to solve the problem

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Lilmoney
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2108 is 36 of what number. 108 divided by 0.36 = 300

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0100% 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

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0100/x = 36/108 Cross multiply: 36x = 100(108) 36x = 18,800 x = 300 Which is what Lilmoney got above.
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