How do you find out the number when only the percentage of it is given?
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You do this by figuring out 100%. Let's work this out using an example: 25% of a number is 300. What is 100%? What do you have to do to 25% to get to 100%? You multiply by 4. So, you multiply 300 by 4. So, 100% = 1200. If you have access to a calculator and the numbers are a little bit more difficult, you can work out 1% then multiply by 100. For example: 12% of a number is 35. What is 100%? 35/12 gives you 1%, which is 2.92. 2.92 x 100 gives you 100%, which is 292. Hope that helps :)
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