593.4 is 23% of what number?

2 Answers
Apr 14, 2018

Answer:

#2580#

Explanation:

Let the number be #x#

Therefore;

#593.4# is #23%# of #x#

#593.4 = 23/100 xx x#

#593.4 = (23x)/100#

#23x = 593.4 xx 100#

#23x = 59340#

#x = 59340/23#

#x = 2580#

Apr 16, 2018

Answer:

#2,580#

Explanation:

Write a direct proportion to compare the numbers and the percents.

#593.4# is to #23# as what number is to #100?#

#593.4/23 = x/100" "(larr"number")/(larr"percent")#

#x = (593.4xx100)/23#

#x= 2,580#