If 120% of a number is 500, what is 80% of the same number?

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80/120=X/500 CROSS MULTIPLY
120X=80*500
120X=40,000
X=40,000/120
X=333.333 ANSWER FOR THE UNKNOWN NUMBER.

Let x be the number.
1.2x=500
1.2x/1.2=500/1.2
x=416.67
416.67 * .8=333.33
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