# 14 is 35% of what number?

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Feb 18, 2017

#### Answer:

The number is

#### Explanation:

Percentage questions can always be solved by using direct proportion , which is the same as using equivalent fractions.

If

Another method would be to write and equation and solve it.

Let the number be

Note that we end up with the same calculation but with two different thinking methods and approaches.