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# 154 employees is 7% of what employees

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154 employees is 7% of what employees

Guest Jan 15, 2015

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Percent means "per hundred", thus: 7% = 7/100

7% of somehing means 7% * something.

We get:

7% * x = 154=

$$\frac{7}{100}* x = 154$$

$$\frac{7x}{100} = 154$$

Multiply both sides w/ 100:

$$7x = 15 400$$

Divide both sides by 7:

x = 2200

Tetration  Jan 15, 2015
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#1
+808
+5

Percent means "per hundred", thus: 7% = 7/100

7% of somehing means 7% * something.

We get:

7% * x = 154=

$$\frac{7}{100}* x = 154$$

$$\frac{7x}{100} = 154$$

Multiply both sides w/ 100:

$$7x = 15 400$$

Divide both sides by 7:

x = 2200

Tetration  Jan 15, 2015
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Great answer and wonderful presentation Tetration

I am thrilled when I see people using LaTex and other presentation tools.

Melody  Jan 16, 2015

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