# Finding the percent in a word problem

*label*Mathematics

*timer*Asked: Mar 21st, 2015

**Question description**

A local barns and Noble bookstore ordered 80 marketing books but received 60 books. What Percent of books was missing? (round to nearest tenth)

Also I know to divided its just how o you know what number to start with because I've gotten 2 different answers doing it both ways.. That's where I'm stuck.