## MattGibson 2 years ago A number is increased by 80%, or 480 . What is the original number?

1. ParthKohli

So that means 180% of your number is 480. Can you translate that into an equation?

2. mathstudent55

Let the number = x x + 80%x = 480 x + 0.8x = 480 1.8x = 480 Solve the equation for x.

3. MattGibson

4367

4. ParthKohli

Really?

5. MattGibson

Yes.

6. ParthKohli

Hmm, I don't think so.

7. MattGibson

267

8. ParthKohli

Well, $$267 \times 1.8 = 480.6$$

9. MattGibson

MODA 400/

10. MattGibson

400,600, OR 2400

11. MattGibson

@openstudy

12. MattGibson

Does the owner of this site have an account or no

13. Hero