Posted by Rebecca on Monday, April 19, 2010 at 8:50pm.
20% of a number is 8 ... fine the number
20 divided by 100 is 5, 8 divided by 5 is 1.6
is the answer 1.6/8 ?

Math  caitlin, Monday, April 19, 2010 at 9:20pm
becca repost it, nobody will answer

Math  Reiny, Monday, April 19, 2010 at 9:50pm
some number was multiplied by .2 to get 8
so that number is 8/.2 or 40
check : 20% of 40 = 8
by algebra.
.2(x) = 8
x = 8/.2 (as above)
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