"Compute 150% of $70"

I tried 150 times 70, but that didn't work. The number is too high.

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks!

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- April 20th 2010, 04:01 PMTruthbetoldPercentage problem
"Compute 150% of $70"

I tried 150 times 70, but that didn't work. The number is too high.

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks! - April 20th 2010, 04:15 PMundefined
- April 20th 2010, 05:07 PMcraig
- April 20th 2010, 08:37 PMDeanSchlarbaumThink Decimals & Multiplication
x times 1.0 = x (or 100% of x)

x times 1.5 = 1.5x (or 150% of x)