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 Click here to see ALL problems on Percentage-and-ratio-word-problems Question 633927: I would like to know the beginning amount if 2% of the beginning amount equals \$500.00. Thanks!Answer by nerdybill(6958)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!I would like to know the beginning amount if 2% of the beginning amount equals \$500.00. . Let x = "the beginning amount" then .02x = 500 x = 500/.02 x = \$25,000