when a number is reduced by 5 it becomes 70% of the number itself find the number​

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when a number is reduced by 5 it becomes 70% of the number itself find the number​

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King 4 months 2021-09-04T19:46:52+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-09-04T19:48:12+00:00

    Answer:

    16 2/3

    Step-by-step explanation:

    x – 5 = 0.7x

    x – 0.7x = 5

    0.3x = 5

    x = 5/0.3 = 16 2/3

    check: 50/3 – 5 = 35/3

    0.7 x 50/3 = 35/3

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    2021-09-04T19:48:25+00:00

    Answer: 75%

    Step-by-step explanation: When you said a number is reduced by 5, it is 70%. So 70 + 5 = 75%

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