# Question #6b526

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

Percentage is a fraction but one were the denominator is always 100

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

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Let the unknown number be

As percentage is a fraction it makes sense to present the number in the question as a fraction as well. So we have:

As we need to convert this to percentage we have:

Multiply both sides by

But

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But this is

so we write

The