I don't want my boss to think that I am an idiot, so if you all can help I would be so appreciative.

Problem:
If $922,774,069 = 46.45%, what is 100% Thanks a million. --Mike 2. Originally Posted by neomastino I don't want my boss to think that I am an idiot, so if you all can help I would be so appreciative. Problem: If$922,774,069 = 46.45%, what is 100%

Thanks a million.

--Mike
$922,774,069 is 46.45% of x, so$\displaystyle x = \frac{\$922,774,069}{46.45 \%} = \frac{\$ 922,774,069}{0.4645} = \$1,986,596,488.70$ (rounded slightly)

-Dan

3. Thanks a million. There is a reason that I am a lawyer and not a math whiz

--Mike

4. Hello, Mike!

If $922,774,069 = 46.45%, what is 100% ? You have: .46.45% of something is 992,774,069 We have the equation: .$\displaystyle 0.4645x \:=\:992,774,069$Divide both sides by 0.4645: .$\displaystyle x \:=\:1,986,596,488.698...$5. Originally Posted by neomastino I don't want my boss to think that I am an idiot, so if you all can help I would be so appreciative. Problem: If$922,774,069 = 46.45%, what is 100%

Thanks a million.

--Mike
In general, if you have

x = y %
? = 100 %

The unknown ("?") can be computed as follows
? = (100/y) * x