Name: lakarrieh

Who is asking: Student

Question: 4 is 50% of what number?

The word percent means "per" or "out of" one-hundred. Thus 50% is 50 out of 100. That is ^{50}/_{100}. But ^{50}/_{100} = ^{1}/_{2} so your question can be reworded "4 is ^{1}/_{2} of what number?"