When a number is decreased by 17%, the result is 15. What is the original number to the nearest tenth?

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When a number is decreased by 17%, the result is 15. What is the original number to the nearest tenth?

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Athena 2 weeks 2021-11-24T04:17:18+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

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    2021-11-24T04:18:24+00:00

    Answer:

    About 18.1

    Step-by-step explanation:

    You can solve this problem by setting up an equation. Assuming that the original number is x:

    x*(1-0.17)=15

    0.83x=15

    x=15/0.83 which is about 18.1 Hope this helps!

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