Megan W.

asked • 06/12/19

Any reason to use division while finding a percentage?

6960.66 + 4% = 7,239.09

I was told this is wrong and I should have done the math like this:

6960.66 divided by .96 = 7250.68

Why is this? Is the person who is telling me this wrong? I've never heard of doing percentages that way.

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