# 38% of #n# is 33.44. What is #n#?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

If you have a calculator……

As

Divide

The multiply the given value of the percentage by the previous answer:

Or:

Divide the given value by the different percentage to give

Then multiply this by

Without calculator:

We need to split up the value/percentage into smaller values, then add them up to get

As the value of

Therefore we need to split up our current percentages to find an extra

Keep doing this till you find percentages that add up to

=>

=>

=>

So therefore we could roughly estimate that

I am guessing this is a calculator question so the first method is more efficient, and this method is only an estimate but if it is a non calculator question it would involve heavy division. If you need a guide on that just say.