# Math Help - can some one please explain how i'm meant to work this out?

1. ## can some one please explain how i'm meant to work this out?

I'm having great differcultly finding the logic behinde this question. Can some one please explain how i'm meant to come to an answer?

2. Originally Posted by run_run_3
I'm having great differcultly finding the logic behinde this question. Can some one please explain how i'm meant to come to an answer?
If IKO Inc's turnover is 7% below last years value then the actual value is (100-7)% of last years value.

Let the last years value be x:

$93\% \cdot x = 7.3~\iff~ 0.93 \cdot x = 7.3~\implies x \approx 7.84946..$