When a number is increased by 216, it becomes 140% of itself. What is the number? A) 540 B) 756 C) 450 D) 675

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When a number is increased by 216, it becomes 140% of itself. What is the number?

A) 540 B) 756 C) 450 D) 675

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Alice 1 month 2021-08-18T13:25:27+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

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    Answer:

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Let the number be x .

    Given,

    x + 216 = x * 140/100

    => x + 216 = 1.4x

    => 1.4x – x = 216

    => 0.4x = 216

    => x = 216/0.4 = 2160/4 = 540.

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