# 70% of what number is 14?

The number is $20$

#### Explanation:

Let the number be "x":

Hence we have

14 = (70%)*x

$14 = \frac{70}{100} \cdot x$

$14 = 0.7 \cdot x$

$x = \frac{14}{0.7}$

$x = 20$