**Finding 50 is 40 percent of what number **

**Method **

- 40 percent means 40/100 =
**0.4** - Now 40 percent of a number means
**0.4 x**. **is**in mathematical form means =- Therefore 50
**= 0.4x** - 50/0.4 = x
- 500/4 = x
- Therefore number is 125
**50 is 40 % of 125**