# SOLUTION: I am trying to help my son to figure out how to set up and solve the following types of problems: page 300 4. 15 is what percent of 60 5. 30 is 60% of what number

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 Question 70606This question is from textbook Pre-Algebra : I am trying to help my son to figure out how to set up and solve the following types of problems: page 300 4. 15 is what percent of 60 5. 30 is 60% of what number This question is from textbook Pre-Algebra Answer by stanbon(57387)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!4. 15 is what percent of 60 Let x be the percent. x=15/60=0.25=25/100 = 25% 5. 30 is 60% of what number 30=60%(x) 30=0.60x x=30/0.6 x=50 ----------------- Cheers, Stan H.