Need help to solve/understand this problem please..

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ineedmathhelp
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Need help to solve/understand this problem please..

I am having trouble figuring out this math problem:
If I am given a test with 60 math problems on the test and I get 90% correct, how many problems did I actually get correct?

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Re: Need help to solve/understand this problem please..

I am having trouble figuring out this math problem:
If I am given a test with 60 math problems on the test and I get 90% correct, how many problems did I actually get correct?
60*.9

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Re: Need help to solve/understand this problem please..

Thank you..now what if the problem was like this:

I have 60 problems on a test and I got 54 right, what percent did I get right? How can I figure the % I got correct?

Thank You

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Re: Need help to solve/understand this problem please..

Thank you..now what if the problem was like this:

I have 60 problems on a test and I got 54 right, what percent did I get right? How can I figure the % I got correct?

Thank You

$\frac{54}{60}\cdot 100\%$