## Elementary Algebra

Let X be the number we are looking for. 24.6 is means 24.6= What percent of 600 means X $\times$ 600. So, this question translates to: 24.6 = X $\times$ 600 Divide both sides by 600: X = 0.041 To turn 0.041 into a percentage, we multiply it by 100%. So, 0.041 $\times$ 100% = 4.1%.