# Thread: basic equation question

1. ## basic equation question

Hi,

what am I missing here (something basic I'm sure).

70=(x%)/100 * M

can be rewritten as (the manual says)

0.7= (x%)M

what are the steps that do this?

Jim.

2. Originally Posted by jimbosm
Hi,

what am I missing here (something basic I'm sure).

70=(x%)/100 * M

can be rewritten as (the manual says)

0.7= (x%)M Mr F says: This is wrong. It should be 7000 = (x%)M.

what are the steps that do this?

Jim.
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