# Thread: How many times is B of A?

1. ## How many times is B of A?

Hello,

Would you help with this?

A=100, B=300

Can I ask "How many times is B ot A", expecting the answer to be "3"?

Thanks a lot!

2. ## Re: How many times is B of A?

'How many times bigger than A is B?'

'B is how many times bigger than A?'

There are many more ways to ask the question.

3. ## Re: How many times is B of A?

Originally Posted by Rover_KE
'How many times bigger than A is B?' Twice?
'B is how many times bigger than A?' Two
There are many more ways to ask the question.
"How many times as big as A is B?" gives Three.
"How much bigger than A is B?" - Two times bigger, or Three times as big.

4. ## Re: How many times is B of A?

How many times A is B?

5. ## Re: How many times is B of A?

In a math test, you might see:

How many times is B a factor of A?

or

By how much is B a factor of A?

--lotus

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