7% of what number is 42?

1 Answer
May 12, 2017

Answer:

#600#

Explanation:

The easiest way to do this is divide #42# by the percentage in decimal form

#42/0.07 = 600#

(#0.07# is #7%# in decimal form)

You can check this by doing it in reverse:

#0.07 * 600 = 42#