Help! What percent of 125 is 56? How do I set this equation up? Using the is over of technique?
What percent of 125 is 56?
This can be written as;
x% of 125 = 56
this is also;
x% * 125 = 56
x% = 56 / 125
x% = 0.448
remember x% is the same as x/100
x/100 = 0.448
solving for x, divide both sides by 100
x = 0.448/100
x = 44.8%