## Percentage of what number equals the other given value?

Examples of problems that can be solved within this section of the website:

- 25% of the annual profit of a company was invested in buying equipment. Total amount invested in buying equipment was 100.000 dollars. What was the annual profit of the company? Rewrite: 25% of the Profit means 100,000 dollars => 25% * Profit = 100,000 dollars => Profit = 100,000 : 25% dollars = 100,000 : 25/100 dollars = 100,000 * 100/25 dollars = 100,000 * 4 dollars = 400,000 dollars
- 20% of the students in the terminal year have enrolled into the swimming class. In total, 7 studens enrolled. How many students are in total in the terminal year? Rewrite: 20% of the students means 7 students => 20% * Total number of students = 7 => Total number of students = 7 : 20% = 7 : 20/100 = 7 * 100/20 = 7 * 5 = 35
- In the last elections 49% of community memebrs voted for A Party, 32% for the B Party, and the rest fot the C Party. 17,920 people voted for B Party. How many members are in this community? Rewrite: 32% ot the total number of community members means 17,920 people => 32% * Total number of community members = 17,920 => Total number of community members = 17,920 : 32% people = 17,920 : 32/100 people = 17,920 * 100/32 people = (17,920 * 100)/32 = 560 * 100 people = 56,000 people