72 is 30% of what…

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  1. Xafvzn

    Xafvzn New Member

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    72 is 30% of what number
     
  2. Faelin

    Faelin New Member

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    72 would be 30% of 240. I solved this problem by: divide 72 by 30%. You get 2,4. Multiply 2,4 by 100, for the percent. The number is 240. To check your work, divide 240 by 100, to get a percent. One percent of 240 is 2,4, so multiply that number by 30, and you get 72.
     

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