# Two is 12.5% of what number?

Oct 27, 2016

16

#### Explanation:

Write down what you know with x as the number you need to find.
Of is always "multiply"
Choose another way to write 12.5%

2=12.5% of $x$
So $2 = 0.125$x$x$
x=$\frac{2}{0.125}$
x=16