# Question bc196

Jan 18, 2018

5% of 60 is 3.

#### Explanation:

Lets assume the total to be $x$

So, according to your question, 5%# of $x$ is 3

That's, $\frac{5}{100}$ x $x$ = $3$

$x$ = $3$ x $\frac{100}{5}$

$x$ = $\frac{300}{5}$

$x$ = 60