25% of what number is 5?

2 Answers
Nov 11, 2016

Answer:

20

Explanation:

Let x be the number

#:. 25/100 xx x = 5#

#1/4 xx x =5#

#x=5xx 4 = 20#

Mar 11, 2017

Answer:

#20#

Explanation:

Let the number be #x#

So,

#rarr25%# #*# #x=5#

#rarr25/100*x=5#

#rarrcancel25^1/cancel100^4*x=5#

#rarrx=5*4#

#color(green)(rArrx=20#

Hope this helps....