# 33% of what number is 66?

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Nov 16, 2016

Let

Nov 16, 2016

33% of 200 is 66.

#### Explanation:

This can be written as "33% of x is 66"

"Percent" or "%" means "out of 100" or "per 100", Therefore 33% can be written as

When dealing with percents the word "of" means "times" or "to multiply". So we can again restate this as:

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