Mathematics

Question

What number is 15%of 40? Write a proportion and solve

1 Answer

  • so 15% is over 100, and you want to find number over 40,

    15/100=x/40 now cross multiply,
    15(40)=100x simplify,
    600=100x divide both side by 100,
    x= 6

    therefore, 15 % of 40 is 6.
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