If 45% of a number is 36, what is the number?
Let the number be
The number is
Percentage questions can always be done by a direct proportion method, which is the same as using equivalent fractions.
In this case we are told that 36 is
If we use
This method is particularly useful with reverse percentages.
The number is 80!
Whenever I come across these kind of questions, I use a formula.
The value of
Did you know that in mathematics, of means
Let's check if the answer is correct!
I learned how to type the multiplication sign (dot) here! That's one source, and my other source is my brain!
Now since we checked the answer, we know that
I hope that helps and that you understood it!
All the best,