# If 45% of a number is 36, what is the number?

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The number is

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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

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This method is particularly useful with reverse percentages.

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Let the number be

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Number is

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