rstarling

06-22-2009, 12:58 PM

If 44% of w is 3043, what is w?

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rstarling

06-22-2009, 12:58 PM

If 44% of w is 3043, what is w?

Subhotosh Khan

06-22-2009, 01:19 PM

If 44% of w is 3043, what is w?

Translate ? 44% of w is 3043

0.44(? 44%) * (? of) w = (? is) 3043

or

0.44 * w = 3043

solve for 'w' ? GO!!

Translate ? 44% of w is 3043

0.44(? 44%) * (? of) w = (? is) 3043

or

0.44 * w = 3043

solve for 'w' ? GO!!

rstarling

06-25-2009, 12:03 PM

Sorry, but I still don't get it.

Subhotosh Khan

06-25-2009, 12:28 PM

If 44% of w is 3043, what is w?

Translate ? 44% of w is 3043

0.44(? 44%) * (? of) w = (? is) 3043

or

0.44 * w = 3043

w = 3043/.44 = 65.16

If you forgot how to solve such equations - go to:

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/solvelin.htm

Translate ? 44% of w is 3043

0.44(? 44%) * (? of) w = (? is) 3043

or

0.44 * w = 3043

w = 3043/.44 = 65.16

If you forgot how to solve such equations - go to:

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/solvelin.htm

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