Tim asked in Science & MathematicsMathematics · 2 months ago

How do you translate to proportion?

One thing I'm trying to do is find out what is 79% of 196

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  • 2 months ago

    You don't need to know how to translate to a proportion. Your problem yields to the simple arithmetic of converting percent to a decimal. and then multiplying that times 196, like this.

    79% or 196 = 0.79*196

    =154.84

    If for some reason you're studying proportion and must use it to solve this problem; then do it as follows:

    79/100 =x/196

    100x = 79*196

    x =79*196/100 Solve for "x" and you get the same answer we got above, 154.84.

    Hope this helps.

  • 2 months ago

    Multiple 196 by 0.76

  • 2 months ago

    Just change percentage to its decimal equivalent and multiply, 

    79% is 0.79.     0.79 X 196  =  154.84

    Source(s): Just change percentage to decimal equivalent and multiply.
  • 2 months ago

    Let x=79% of 196; y=196, then

    x/y=(196*79%)/196=79/100

    =>

    x:y=79:100 (answer)

    Is this is not a proportion?

    Nonsense!

    You may find x=154.84 first, but it is unneccesory; x is

    not a proportion too!

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  • 2 months ago

    79% of 196 is 154.84.

  • 2 months ago

    0.79 * 196 = 154.84 answer//

  • 2 months ago

    Just remember "of" means multiplication in math.  So 79% OF 196 is (.79)(196)=154.84.  

  • 2 months ago

    The proportion is

    % over 100 = part over total

    The total is the number after "of."

    You will know three of the four parts and the fourth is a variable.  So for yours, it's

    79/100 = n/196

    cross multiply

    100n = 79 • 196 = 15484

    n = 15484 ÷ 100 = 154.84

  • ?
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    Easiest for me is to change percent to decimal and multiply:  79% = 0.79

    0.79 x 196 = 154.84

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    🥴 Hello. Calculator.

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