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

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

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#1LeAnswered at 2013-03-05 08:11:58
80/120=X/500 CROSS MULTIPLY 120X=80*500 120X=40,000 X=40,000/120 X=333.333 ANSWER FOR THE UNKNOWN NUMBER.
#2HillerAnswered at 2013-03-05 08:12:16
Let x be the number. 1.2x=500 1.2x/1.2=500/1.2 x=416.67 416.67 * .8=333.33 Ed
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