4/5 of a number is 32 find the number

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any1 know the method to approach this q ? ^
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2 years ago
#2
1/5 of the number = 32/4
Times that by 5 to get the number
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2 years ago
#3
Ilikerevising
32 x 5/4 = 40
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#4
(Original post by sanibonani)
1/5 of the number = 32/4
Times that by 5 to get the number
its 40 tyvm
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2 years ago
#5
In maths, the word ‘of’ means multiply.

So, 4/5 of a number = 32

Can be translated as 0.8x=32, which can be easily worked out.

(0.8= 4/5, x=a number)
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2 years ago
#6
Yes, so we rewrite the question as x * 4/5 = 32

To get x by itself, we divide both sides by 4/5 so we get:

x = 32 / (4/5)

If we type that into the calculator we get: x = 40
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2 years ago
#7
(Original post by Ilikerevising)
any1 know the method to approach this q ? ^
Step 1: 4/5 = 32

Step2: 32/4 = 8

Step3: 5/5 = 40

Step4: 40/5 = 8

Voila!
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#8
(Original post by London090)
Step 1: 4/5 = 32

Step2: 32/4 = 8

Step3: 5/5 = 40

Step4: 40/5 = 8

Voila!

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2 years ago
#9
(Original post by Ilikerevising)
Yeah I know didn't I get the answer on step 3?

I was simply proving on step 4 that it would be 40 as each 1/5 was equals to 8.
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2 years ago
#10
(Original post by London090)
Yeah I know didn't I get the answer on step 3?

I was simply proving on step 4 that it would be 40 as each 1/5 was equals to 8.
I think you meant as
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2 years ago
#11
32*5/4
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2 years ago
#12
The OP is probably married with children at this stage
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1 year ago
#13
32 divided by 4 = 8
8 multiplied by 5 = 40
( divide by the top and times by the bottom)
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1 year ago
#14
Thank you for helping me with this question, I am appreciative about that, to you. Many thanks,Samsheer
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1 year ago
#15
Is this like maths for 10 year olds? Wtf
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1 year ago
#16
0.8x = 32
Divide both sides by 0.8 to get x =40
Last edited by Ozcan696969; 1 year ago
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