# If you subtract 1/2 from a number and multiply the result by 1/20 you get 1/8 what is the number

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Let the no. be x

the A/Q

x-1/2*1/20=1/8

solving the equation we get 3/20=x

the A/Q

x-1/2*1/20=1/8

solving the equation we get 3/20=x

according to question

let the no be X

(1/2-X)*1/20=1/8

on solving

(1÷40)-(X÷20)=1÷8

X÷20=1÷40-1÷8

take LCM and solve

we get X=(-2)