Percent Calculation

Guess (or figure out) the unknown number. Fifty percent more than this number is 25% less than 60% more than 10.


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x + 0.5x = (10 + 10(0.6)) – 0.25(10 + 10(0.6))
1.5x = 16 – 0.25(16)
1.5x = 16 – 4
1.5x = 12
x = 8

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