# What is 9.6 percent of 550000 - step by step solution

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1. We assume, that the number 550000 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 550000 is 100%, so we can write it down as 550000=100%.
4. We know, that x is 9.6% of the output value, so we can write it down as x=9.6%.
5. Now we have two simple equations:
1) 550000=100%
2) x=9.6%
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:
550000/x=100%/9.6%
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 9.6% of 550000

550000/x=100/9.6
(550000/x)*x=(100/9.6)*x       - we multiply both sides of the equation by x
550000=10.416666666667*x       - we divide both sides of the equation by (10.416666666667) to get x
550000/10.416666666667=x
52800=x
x=52800

now we have:
9.6% of 550000=52800