Finding 465 PercentDate: 9/14/96 at 14:36:16 From: Anonymous Subject: Percent of a Number What is 465 percent of 12? I have no idea where to start... Date: 9/14/96 at 21:1:23 From: Doctor Robert Subject: Re: Percent of a Number Let me suggest this brief "dictionary" to translate the English into math What...... x is........ = of ....... multiplied by % ....... divided by 100 So, your problem "What is 465 percent of 12 becomes x = (465/100)(12) which gives x = 55 -Doctor Robert, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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