9. If 16% of a number is 72, find the number. 10 mar Question 9. If 16% of a number is 72, find the number.10mar in progress 0 Math Eva 1 week 2021-10-08T05:41:16+00:00 2021-10-08T05:41:16+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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16/100×y=72

16y/100=72

16y=7200

y=7200/16=450

PleasemarkmeasthebrainliestGiven16% of a number is 72

TofindThe number

AssumptionLet the number be x.

AnswerandexplanationSince 16% of x is 72

In an equation it can be written as

Thus

So

Thus x is

Thus x = 450

CheckGiven that

16% of x is 72

That is

Put x = 450 in LHS

So

Well the LHS simplifies to 72 and as LHS = RHS

This means, x surely is equal to 450

Hope it helps you

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