6500 is 70 percent (%) of what number?
Let's call our missing number x.
Expressing this in terms of an equation, we get 6500 = 70% * x
Since a percentage is just the percent number divided by 100, we have: Multiply both sides of the equation through by 100 and simplify:
650000 = 70x Since we want to solve for our missing number x, divide each side of the equation by 70 Cancel both 70 and simplify:
Therefore, our missing number x = 9285
Now we know that 6500 is 70 percent (%) of 9285