# Question #4772b

##### 2 Answers

There were 200 questions on the quiz.

#### Explanation:

The part is obtained by multiplying the whole by the percent, written as a decimal, or

In this case, 16 is the part answered correctly and the percent (generally referred to as a rate and thus represented by an r) is 0.08 when written as a decimal. So:

Since the whole is 200, there were 200 questions on Jose language arts quiz.

#### Explanation:

Let the count of all questions be

Correctly answered 8% of all questions

Count of his answers that were correct is 16

So we have

The % symbol is a bit like a unit of measurement but one that is worth

So

Multiply both sides by

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When you move a multiply to the other side of the equals sign you change it to divide. To divide by a fraction you 'turn it upside down' (invert) and then multiply.