anonymous one year ago Sixty-three is 90% of what number?

1. anonymous

@Saylilbaby

2. anonymous

you just have to solve this for x: $\frac{90}{100}x=63$

3. anonymous

70

4. anonymous

which one is right i need to know

5. anonymous

its 70

6. anonymous

70 is the answer to the equation i posted, so both are right!

7. mathstudent55

Sixty-three is 90% of what number? 63 = 90/100 * x $$\dfrac{90x}{100} = 63$$ $$90x = 6300$$ x = 70 Answer: 70%

8. anonymous

i was trying to show you the equation that represents the situation stated in the problem....

9. anonymous

@mathstudent55 actually the answer is the number 70, not 70%

10. mathstudent55

Correct. The answer is 70, not 70%. Thanks for pointing it out.