# What number is 110% of 150?

##### 2 Answers

165

#### Explanation:

Set up a proportion

150 = the total parts y

110% = the percent part

100% = the total percent.

Using the principle of ratio I choose to set 100 as the equivalent of the original quantity of 150 and 110 as the equivalent of the new unknown quantity.

Let

Multiply both sided by 150

This gives

165

Detailed explanation given. The actual maths is very short.

#### Explanation:

The symbol % behaves like a unit of measurement but one that is worth

So

The question states

Translating the word 'of' into mathematics it becomes multiply

Giving:

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