# 189 is 90% of what number?

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Dec 19, 2016

189 is 90% of 210

#### Explanation:

"Percent" or "%" means "out of 100" or "per 100", Therefore 90% can be written as

When dealing with percents the word "of" means "times" or "to multiply".

Finally, lets call the number we are looking for "n".

Putting this altogether we can write this equation and solve for