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bergcar | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted February 22, 2012 at 10:34 AM via web

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6 is 98% of

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted February 22, 2012 at 10:43 AM (Answer #1)

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Let the number that 6 is 98% of be X.

X*`(98/100)` = 6

=> X = `600/98`

=> X = `300/49`

6 is 98% of 300/49

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hala718 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted February 22, 2012 at 10:48 AM (Answer #1)

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Let the required number be x.

We need to find x such that:

6 is 98% of x.

Convert into an equation.

==> 98% *x = 6

`==gt 98/100 x = 6`

Simplofy by dividing by 2

`==gt 49/50 x = 6`

Now we will multiply by the reciprocal .

`==gt x = 6*50/49`

==> x = 300/49 `~~6.12245`

Then, 98% of 300/49 is 6

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najm1947 | Elementary School Teacher | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted February 22, 2012 at 1:01 PM (Answer #2)

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Question: 6 is 98% of?

let x be the number whose 98% is 6

x*98/100 = 6 ........multiply both sides with 100/98

x = 6*100/98 = 300/49 = 6.122 approximately

6 is 98% of 300/49 or 6.122 approximately

 

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atyourservice | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 3) Valedictorian

Posted March 16, 2014 at 12:06 AM (Answer #3)

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6 is 98% of

`6/x=(98)/(100)`

cross multiply

`6xx100=600`

`98xxx=98x`

`600=98x`

`(600)/(98) = (98x)/(98)`

6.122=x

6 is 98% of 6.122

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givingiswinning | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted July 31, 2014 at 11:19 AM (Answer #4)

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`98/100 = 6/x`

98x = 600

`(98x)/98 = 600/98`

x = 6.122

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