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14 is 35% of

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bergcar | Student, Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted February 22, 2012 at 10:33 AM via web

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14 is 35% of

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hala718 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted February 22, 2012 at 10:38 AM (Answer #1)

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Let the number we need be x.

Then we need t o to find the value of x such that:

35% of x = 14

`==gt 35/100 *x = 14`

Now we will simplify and solve for x.

`==gt 7/20 x = 14`

Now we will multiply by the reciprocal:

`==gt x = 14* 20/7 `

==> x = 2*20 = 40

Then, 14 is 35% of 40.

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Jyotsana | Student , Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted February 9, 2014 at 1:31 AM (Answer #2)

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35/100x=14

7/20x=14

20/7*7/20x=14*20/7

x=40

14 is 35% of 40

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atyourservice | Student , Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted March 15, 2014 at 11:40 PM (Answer #3)

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14 is 35% of

set it up as a fraction

`(14)/x = (35)/(100) `

cross multiply

`x xx 35 = 35x`

`14 xx 100= 1,400`

`35x=1400 `

divide by 35 to get x by itself

`(35x)/(35) = (1400)/(35)`

x= 40

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Wiggin42 | Student , Grade 12 | eNoter

Posted March 23, 2014 at 5:52 PM (Answer #4)

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14 is 35% of some unknown x 

(35/100)x = 14 

Solve for x 

x = 14/ (35/100)

x = 40

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