Prealgebra (7th Edition)

78 is what percent of 65? 78= x $\times$ 65 Translate to an equation $\frac{78}{65}$=$\frac{x\times65}{65}$ Divide both sides by 65 1.2 = x Write 1.2 as a percent 120%=x Then 78 is 120% of 65 Check the resultats 78= x $\times$ 65 78= 1.2$\times$ 65 78=78