# Chapter 7 - Section 7.2 - Solving Percent Problems with Equations - Exercise Set: 29

The number is 500

#### Work Step by Step

82.5 = 16$\frac{1}{2}$% $\times$ X 82.5 = 16.5% $\times$ X 82.5 = 0.165 $\times$ X X = $\frac{82.5}{0.165}$ X = 500

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