# 61 is 10% of what number?

Nov 28, 2016

If 61 = 10% of X, then $X = 610$

#### Explanation:

Proof:

61 = 10% of $X$ means 61 = X *10% = X *10/100 = X/10

or:

$61 \cdot 10 = X$ that is $X = 610$.