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brooklyn16
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Sixty is 12% of what number?
A. 5
B. 7.2
C. 500
D. 720
 one year ago
 one year ago
brooklyn16 Group Title
Sixty is 12% of what number? A. 5 B. 7.2 C. 500 D. 720
 one year ago
 one year ago

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e.cociuba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Convert the 12% to its decimal equivalent of 0.12 and use this equation: 0.12 * n = 60 Divide both sides by 0.12: n = 60 / 0.12 = 500 ANSWER: 500
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e.cociuba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Explain @dmezzullo
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dmezzullo Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
60 divided by 12 is 5
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e.cociuba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Umm no u have to convert the 12% into a decimal equivalent of 0.12 first.
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dmezzullo Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
U get the same answer either way.
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e.cociuba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
But u said 5, it's 500
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e.cociuba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Here's and easier way to understand: Let x = The number we are looking for. 12% of x = 60. 0.12x = 60 x = 60/0.12 x = 500 @dmezzullo @brooklyn16
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