Answer :

Let the number be x

Now, It is given that 15% of 40 is greater than 25% of x by 2.

∴ 15 % of 40

=

we know now 15 % of 40 is 6.

So, It becomes 6 is greater than 25% of x by 2.

∴ we can write the above statement as

=

∴ x = 8

∴ The number is 8.

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