24 is 60% of what number?
24 is a 60 percent of 40. If you take sixty and divide it by a hundred, you will get 0.6. Take 0.6 and multiply it by forty and you'll get 24.
The formula is:X/100 = IS/OF You want to know what 24 IS 60% OF, so then:60/100 = 24/X, solve for x60x = 2400X = 2400/60 = 40