# 19% of what is 117.5?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 17, 2016

Approximately,

#### Explanation:

Assume an unknown quantity is

Then

Therefore, we can represent it in an equation:

To solve this equation, recall that both sides of an equation can be divided by the same number not equal to 0 and get a new equation.

Let's divide both sides of our equation by

which can be transformed into

or, since