# When 30% of a number is added to the number, the result is 143. Find the number described.

QUESTION POSTED AT 12/08/2019 - 12:26 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 12/08/2019 - 12:26 PM

30%x + x = 143

.30x +x = 143

1.30x =143

divide each side by 1.30

x = 110

check

(30% x 110) + 110 = 143

33 + 110 = 143

143 = 143

hope this helps.

.30x +x = 143

1.30x =143

divide each side by 1.30

x = 110

check

(30% x 110) + 110 = 143

33 + 110 = 143

143 = 143

hope this helps.