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Mandy86

  • 3 years ago

use the five-step strategy for solving word problems to find the number or numbers described in the following exercise. When a number is decreased by 75% of itself, the result is 26. What is the number? A) 78 B) 139 C) 72 D) 104

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  1. muhammad9t5
    • 3 years ago
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    x-75%=24 x-75/100=26

  2. vipul92
    • 3 years ago
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    104

  3. muhammad9t5
    • 3 years ago
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    @vipul92 he said explain too.

  4. vipul92
    • 3 years ago
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    x*25/100=26 so x =104

  5. muhammad9t5
    • 3 years ago
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    25???

  6. vipul92
    • 3 years ago
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    beta 100-75=25

  7. liegev
    • 3 years ago
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    x-(.75x)=26 x(1-.75)=26 x(.25)=26 (x(.25))/.25=26/.25 x=26/.25

  8. liegev
    • 3 years ago
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    I tried to write out all the steps.

  9. Mandy86
    • 3 years ago
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    thank you guys!

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