There were 200 questions on the quiz.
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.
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
Multiply both sides by
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.