# What is 89.5 percent of 145 - step by step solution

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1. We assume, that the number 145 is 100% - because it's the output value of the task.
2. We assume, that x is the value we are looking for.
3. If 145 is 100%, so we can write it down as 145=100%.
4. We know, that x is 89.5% of the output value, so we can write it down as x=89.5%.
5. Now we have two simple equations:
1) 145=100%
2) x=89.5%
where left sides of both of them have the same units, and both right sides have the same units, so we can do something like that:
145/x=100%/89.5%
6. Now we just have to solve the simple equation, and we will get the solution we are looking for.

7. Solution for what is 89.5% of 145

145/x=100/89.5
(145/x)*x=(100/89.5)*x       - we multiply both sides of the equation by x
145=1.1173184357542*x       - we divide both sides of the equation by (1.1173184357542) to get x
145/1.1173184357542=x
129.775=x
x=129.775

now we have:
89.5% of 145=129.775