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39.2 is what % of 112?

I am so confused can someone please explain this to me????

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Word problems basics;
is means =
of means x
by means /
and means +
less means -

So 39.2= ? x 112, now divide both sides by 112
.35 = ? to change a decimal to a % move the decimal two place to the right
.35=35%

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39.2/112 =35%

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but how did you get that???
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Let w = what
x means times
39.2 is what percent of 112 means:
39.2 = w/100 x 112
39.2/112 = w/100
.35 = w/100
35% = w. ANSWER

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