What is the number whose 20% is 30% of 40

Percentages

What is the number whose 20% is 30% of 40?

  1. 50
  2. 60
  3. 80
  4. 90

Answer

Let the number be x

⇨ 0.2x = 0.3 × 40

⇨ x = 12/0.2 = 60

The correct option is B.