# SOLUTION: What number increased by 15% is 230

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Proportions Question 229417: What number increased by 15% is 230Answer by drj(1380)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!What number increased by 15% is 230 Step 1. 15% means 0.15. Step 2. Let n be the number Step 3. Let n+0.15n=230 since the number is increased by 15% to 230. Step 4. Then, 1.15n=230 and solve using the following steps. Divide 1.15 to both sides of the equation Step 5. ANSWER: The number is 200. I hope the above steps were helpful. For FREE Step-By-Step videos in Introduction to Algebra, please visit http://www.FreedomUniversity.TV/courses/IntroAlgebra and for Trigonometry visit http://www.FreedomUniversity.TV/courses/Trigonometry. And good luck in your studies! Respectfully, Dr J http://www.FreedomUniversity.TV