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Q: When a number is decreased by 20 percent of itself the result is 48 what is the number?

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When 25 is decreased by 20% the result 20.

Let x be the unknown. Given: x * (1 - 0.75) = 52 Procedure: rearranging the equation, we get x = 52 / 0.25 = 208. Q.E.D. =====================

idk what the ?f** that is?! hahaha. but eyyy i no what it may be? learn nigguhs (:

Yes, you can, but it starts getting complicated. You can, for example have a number raised to an exponent that is itself a number raised to an exponent, or you can have a number raised to an exponent and the result raised to another exponent.

Yes. Any number that is the result of a whole number multiplied by itself is a square number. Since 15 squared (152) = 225, the square root of 225 is 15.

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