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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceHomework Help · 1 decade ago

What percent of 90 is 16?

Is Says Identify the WHOLE of the problem

the answers are either 90 or 100 or 106, or 16


I meant "Answer" not "answers"

12 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    i'm not sure i get what it's asking for, but 90 is the number you start with and 16 is what you end with and the % is what you are trying to find

  • Sue
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    What you are saying is (as you have worded the question) - if you do a test of 90 questions and get 16 right - what percentage did you get? That is 16/90 X 100 to get a percentage. This is 17.7777 repeating which would round off to 18%, as this is not one of the multiple choices then the only thing to assume is that the question is worded incorrectly.

  • 1 decade ago

    Divide 16 by 90 then move the decimal point to places to the left

  • raj
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    let 16 be x% of 90

    the equation 90*x/100=16

    x=1600/90=160/9=17 7/9%

  • 1 decade ago

    17.77777777777777777777777777777777777777% of 90 = 16....

  • 1 decade ago

    i get roughly 17%. i was taught "is over of", so 16 is what percent of 90, 16 over 90= .17777777778. then multiply by 100 17.7777777778%

  • 1 decade ago

    90 ------ 100%

    16 ------- 100 multiply 16 divided by 90

    = 17.7777777%

  • alpha
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    The answer is (16/90) X100%=17.77%

  • 1 decade ago

    you need to see a tutor. Or get extra help from your teacher. The whole of the problem is the number that you are trying to take the percent from.

  • 1 decade ago

    don't understand, answers don't make sense

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