# 24 is 60% of what number?

Percentage is a fraction or a ratio in which the value of the whole is always 100

## Answer: 24 is 60 percent of the number 40

Let 60% of y be 24

**Explanation:**

60% of y be 24 ⇒ (60/100) × y = 24

⇒ y = (24 × 100) / 60

⇒ y = 40