# 593.4 is 23% of what number?

Apr 14, 2018

$2580$

#### Explanation:

Let the number be $x$

Therefore;

$593.4$ is 23% of $x$

$593.4 = \frac{23}{100} \times x$

$593.4 = \frac{23 x}{100}$

$23 x = 593.4 \times 100$

$23 x = 59340$

$x = \frac{59340}{23}$

$x = 2580$

Apr 16, 2018

$2 , 580$

#### 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")

$x = \frac{593.4 \times 100}{23}$

$x = 2 , 580$