Posted by **me** on Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 9:34pm.

50% of what number is 10?

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 9:39pm
0.5x = 10

x = 10/0.5

x = ?

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**me**, Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 9:40pm
x=5?

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**Anonymous**, Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 9:41pm
Number x .5 = 10

20 X .5 = 10

make 50% into a decimal equivalent by making 50% into a fraction. 50/100 is .5

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 9:41pm
Does 5 make sense?

Is 10 half of 5?

Please try again.

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**me**, Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 9:46pm
10 is half of 20

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**Anna**, Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 9:47pm
x = 20

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**Anna**, Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 9:48pm
0.5x = 10

x = 10/0.5

x = 20

All you have to do is divide 10 by 0.5 and you'll get 20.

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