# The costume committee has made 20 costumes. This is 80% of the total number of costumes needed for the school play. How many more costumes do they need to make?

Jun 12, 2018

$5$ more costumes to be made.

#### Explanation:

Let the total number of costumes needed be $x$ ,then by given

information,$x \cdot \frac{80}{100} = 20 \mathmr{and} x = \frac{20 \cdot 100}{80} \mathmr{and} x = 25$

Therefore further $\left(25 - 20\right) = 5$ costumes need to be made.

Hence , $5$ more costumes to be made. [Ans]