# The value 3.84 is 12% of what number?

3.84 is 12% of

When dealing with percents the word "of" means "times" or "to multiply".

Finally, lets call the number we are looking for "n".

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A very different way of calculating exactly the same thing.

3.84 is 12% of 32

Using the principle of ratios but in fractional form

Thus we have:

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To find the number of which 3.84 is 12%, you divide 3.84 by 0.12:

[ \text{Number} = \frac{3.84}{0.12} = 32 ]

So, 3.84 is 12% of 32.

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