# If 26 percent of a number is 65, find the number ?

Mar 28, 2018

250

#### Explanation:

We know that 0.26 or 26% of a number (say x) is 65
$x \cdot 0.26 = 65$

So as you multiply 0.26 by the number to find out what x is divide both sides by 0.26

So $x = \frac{65}{0.26} = 250$