# 79.9 is 99% of what?

May 11, 2018

$\text{The number is " color(indigo)(= 80 (70/99) " or } 80.7$

#### Explanation:

Let x be the number.

99% " of " x = 79.9

$\left(\frac{99}{100}\right) \cdot x = 79.9$

$x = \left(\frac{100}{99}\right) \cdot 79.9$

color(indigo)(x = 7990 / 99 = 80.7 " or " 80 (70/99)