## anonymous 4 years ago Twenty is 20% more than what number

1. anonymous

1.2x=20 16 2/3

2. anonymous

50/3

3. anonymous

translate into math as follows: 20 is the number 20 "is" means "=" 20% more means means "1.2 "of" means "times" "what number" make a variable. i choose x $20=1.2\times x$ $x=20\div 1.2=200\div 12=\frac{50}{3}=16\tfrac{2}{3}$