# 62 is 90.5% of what number?

Oct 7, 2017

$62$ is 90.5% of $68.5$

#### Explanation:

Set up Equation. $90.5$ percent as a decimal is $0.905$. In mathematics, "of" usually means multiplication.

$0.905 x = 62$

Isolate for $x$

$x = \frac{62}{0.905}$

$x = 68.5$

I hope that helps!