## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

$48$
Plug the values into this equation. Here $b$ is a value, $p$ is the percent, expressed as a decimal, and $a$ is $p$ percent of $b$. $a=p\%\cdot b$ substitute: $36=0.75\cdot b$ divide both sides by $0.75$ $36÷0.75=0.75b÷0.75$ $48=b$