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September 28th, 2008, 04:39 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Sep 2008 Posts: 4 Thanks: 0  Finance problem
I cant figure out how to solve this problem: When 60% of a number is added to the number,the result is 192.What is the number? 
September 28th, 2008, 05:46 PM  #2 
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N + 0.60N = 192

September 28th, 2008, 06:34 PM  #3 
Newbie Joined: Sep 2008 Posts: 4 Thanks: 0  Re: Finance problem
Here is another one: 70 percent of what number is 224?

September 28th, 2008, 09:53 PM  #4 
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N + 0.60N = 192 implies 1.6N = 192, so N = 192/1.6 = 120. 70% M = 224 implies M = 224/0.70 = 320. 

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