Suppose I have the number 1000, I take 34% away from that which leaves me with 660..
Lets say I have the 660 and I know that 34% was removed from number x to give me that 660.. Whats the formula to get the original number(1000) given the number 660 and the 34%????
If you are told that is reduced then you are aware of the fact that the value remaining is . For example, the value of reducing by is the same as having remaining.
Given where is the value remaining, is the original value and is the percentage. Therefore, with manipulation it can be deduced that .
For your example,