# 140% of what number is 350?

Aug 19, 2016

140% of $250$ is $350$.

#### Explanation:

140% of what number is $350$ is equivalent to

$\frac{140}{100}$ of what number is $350$.

Let the number be $x$, then

140/100×x=350 or

x=350×100/140 or dividing by $20$

x=350×(5cancel100)/(7cancel140 and now dividing by $7$

x=(50cancel7)×5/(cancel7)

or x=50×5=250 i.e.

140% of $250$ is $350$.