# Question #7f121

##### 1 Answer

The number is

#### Explanation:

Hey Sophie, you're not dumb at all. Let's break up this problem.

A percent is one-hundredth of any number. By inference, twenty percent (

Now there are three factors here:

1. The number

2. The percentage

3. The percent amount (the product)

If we know any two of these, the third can be calculated easily. We can use the formula:

where n=number, p=percent, and a=percent amount.

From the data you have given, we know p (

Reduce the fraction

Multiply both sides by

Hence the number is