44 is 80% of what number?

44 is 80% of what number?

Detailed Explanation

Translate the question into an equation, using *x* to represent the unknown number:

44 = 0.8x

Divide both sides by the decimal:

\(\frac{\mathrm{44} }{\mathrm{0.8} }\) = x

x = 55.

44 = 0.8x

Divide both sides by the decimal:

\(\frac{\mathrm{44} }{\mathrm{0.8} }\) = x

x = 55.