# Jimmy made a "75% on a test worth 46 points. How many points did he get correct?

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Sep 26, 2014

Jimmy's score is determined by dividing the number of points he got right by the total number of points, then multiplying times 100. Let x = Jimmy's number of points

$\text{x"/"46}$ = $\text{0.75}$ x $\text{100}$ Solve for x.

$\text{x}$ = "0.75"("46 points") x $\text{100}$ = $\text{34.5 points}$

Jimmy got 34.5 points out of 46 points correct.

Check: $\text{34.5 points"/"46 points}$ x $\text{100}$ = $\text{75%}$