# Enrollment in the Ski/Snowboard Club increased by 30% this year. There are now 182 students in the club. How many students were there last year?

Mar 30, 2017

I got $140$

#### Explanation:

Let us call the number of students of last year $x$ we have:
$x + 0.3 x = 182$
$1.3 x = 182$
$x = \frac{182}{1.3} = 140$

Mar 30, 2017

140 students.

#### Explanation:

Just divide 182 by 1.30.

You get 140 students this year (1 is for 100% and 0.30 for 30% increase)...