## 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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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.