# If 39 is 1% of a number, what is that number?

##### 2 Answers

3900

#### Explanation:

If you think of it logically, this problem is saying:

Divide both sides by

Remember that when there is a fraction in the denominator we flip it and multiply that on top and bottom:

Therefore

You can check this by multiplying our answer by

3900

#### Explanation:

Note that

So

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Set the unknown value as

Known that 1% is the same as

Then

Multiply both sides by