# SOLUTION: x - 12% = 32,000? x = 32,000 + 12% x = 35,840 Is this correct? When I do the problem backwards and take 88% of 35,840, I'm not getting 32,000. What am I doing wrong????

Algebra ->  Algebra  -> Finance -> SOLUTION: x - 12% = 32,000? x = 32,000 + 12% x = 35,840 Is this correct? When I do the problem backwards and take 88% of 35,840, I'm not getting 32,000. What am I doing wrong????      Log On

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Finance Question 432919: x - 12% = 32,000? x = 32,000 + 12% x = 35,840 Is this correct? When I do the problem backwards and take 88% of 35,840, I'm not getting 32,000. What am I doing wrong????Answer by rwm(914)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Something is wrong with the problem. 12% of what?