40% of ? = 1.6667: Percentage of 40 (Percent) Calculated of What Missing Unknown Number Equals the Given Value, 1.6667? How Do You Find the Missing Unknown Number? All the Steps, Explained

40% of what missing number = 1.6667?
40% × ? = 1.6667

Brief Introduction. Finding the Missing Unknown Number. Verification of the Result. Answer

A brief introduction. Percent, p%

'Percent (%)' means 'out of one hundred':


40% = 40 'out of one hundred',


p% is read p 'percent',


40% = 40/100 = 40 ÷ 100 = 0.4


100% = 100/100 = 100 ÷ 100 = 1


What does it mean:
Percentage of 40% of which number is equal to 1.6667?

40% of what number = 1.6667


... is equivalent to multiplying them:


40% × number = 1.6667


Number calculation, finding the missing unknown number

Percentage of 40% of what number = 1.6667?

Let y be the number that we have to calculate.


40% × y = 1.6667 =>


y =


1.6667 ÷ 40% =


1.6667 ÷ (40 ÷ 100) =


(100 × 1.6667) ÷ 40 =


166.67 ÷ 40 =


4.16675 ≈


4.17


40% of 4.17 = 1.6667

Proof of the calculations:

How do we check the result?

We carry out the reverse operation:


If 40% × 4.16675 = 1.6667 =>


Divide the number 1.6667 by the number 4.16675...


... And see if we get as a result: 40%


A quick note:

100/100 = 100 ÷ 100 = 1


Multiply a number by the fraction 100/100,
... and its value doesn't change.

We only change the form of the result, not the result itself.


Calculate the percentage value:
See if we get the percentage of 40%

1.6667 ÷ 4.16675 =


0.4 =


0.4 × 100/100 =


(0.4 × 100)/100 =


40/100 =


40%


So, we have proven that the calculations were correct.
The answer:
:: written in two ways ::

Percentage of 40% of what number = 1.6667?
40% × ? = 1.6667

Not rounded:
40% of 4.16675 = 1.6667

Rounded off to a maximum of 2 decimal places:
40% of 4.17 ≈ 1.6667

The symbols used: % percent, ÷ division, × multiplication, = the equal sign, / the fraction bar, ≈ approximately the same. Writing numbers: comma ',' - as a thousands separator, point '.' as a decimal mark.

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