What percent of 400 is 48?

2 Answers
Oct 21, 2016

Answer:

I got #12%#

Explanation:

Let us call the required percent #x%#; we can try using fraction to write:
#400/48# must be the same as #(100%)/(x%)#
or:
#400/48=(100%)/(x%)#
rearranging:
#x%=48/400*100%=12%#

Oct 21, 2016

Answer:

#12%#

Explanation:

Write #48# as a fraction of #400# and make the denominator 100.

#48/400 (div4)/(div4) = 12/100 = 12%#

You can also take a fraction and #xx 100%#

#48/400 xx 100%#

#cancel48^12/cancel400^cancel4 xx cancel100%#

=#12%#