Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 4 - Proportions, Percents, and Solving Inequalities - Chapter 4 Review Problem Set - Page 183: 32


The answer is 960.

Work Step by Step

Let X represent the number we are looking for. 25% of what number means 25% $\times$ X. So, this question translates to: 25% $\times$ X = 240 0.25 $\times$ X = 240 Divide both sides by 0.25 X = 960
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