# Question #13f62

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Dec 21, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

A "percentage" is just a ratio of a number to 100. So, 40% is just

One way to see how that works is to write out what would be the original equation to get the final number:

Now, you can see that if we just divide the 56 by the percentage we will obtain the original number.