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if something increases by 15 % to 328 what was the number originally and how do you work this out, thanks

cheers!

I think

which is 2.852 and then multiply that by 100. which is.... 285.2

these are rounded down, obvs.

im gonna fail bad on this numeracy test

is divide by 1.whatever they ask so, 1.20 for 20%, 1.34 for 34%. to increase by the amount just times it by 1.whatever. Simple really, I think.

a) "the original value" is to taken as 100%

b) the 328 value represents 115%

c) Dividing 328 (i.e. "the 115% value") by 115 gives "the 1% value".

d) To get the original number (i.e. "the 100% number"), multiply "the 1% value" by 100.

you should be a maths teacher

this is

and travel threads and university threads and food threads

which is why they're on the social board, I reckon.

## divide by 115 the x100 I think

## that seems to work out right

cheers!

## It's amazing how fast your maths skills decline, isn't it?

## Divide 328 by 1.15 and you'll have you answer

I think

## My way is quicker

## divide 328 by 115

which is 2.852

and then multiply that by 100. which is.... 285.2

these are rounded down, obvs.

## i take way too long to type :(

## ^ this

## thanks everyone

im gonna fail bad on this numeracy test

## All you need to do if they ask you to find a what it was previouslyu

is divide by 1.whatever they ask so, 1.20 for 20%, 1.34 for 34%. to increase by the amount just times it by 1.whatever. Simple really, I think.

## The key steps to recognise (in this example):

a) "the original value" is to taken as 100%

b) the 328 value represents 115%

c) Dividing 328 (i.e. "the 115% value") by 115 gives "the 1% value".

d) To get the original number (i.e. "the 100% number"), multiply "the 1% value" by 100.

## ^very good

you should be a maths teacher

## completely irrelevant to music

this is

## as are fart threads (although i guess they can be musical)

and travel threads

and university threads

and food threads

which is why they're on the social board, I reckon.