2.5% of what number is 2?

3 Answers
May 17, 2018

Answer:

The answer is #80.#

Explanation:

So, to start out, you want to set these as fractions equal to each other. And because of the given, you know that:

# 2.5/100 = 2/x#

When you cross multiply you get #2.5x = 200#.

Divide by #2.5# on both sides, and you get that the answer is #80#.

May 17, 2018

Answer:

#2.5%# of #80# is #2#

Explanation:

Write an equation to show what is stated,

#2.5%# of #x# is equal to #2#

#2.5/100 xx x = 2" "larr# now solve the equation.

#x = (2xx100)/2.5#

#x = 80#

May 17, 2018

Answer:

# 80 #

Explanation:

# 80/100 * 2.5 #

# = 80 #