# After using 30% of the total number of eggs, a cook still has 14 eggs left in his basket. Find the total number of eggs at the begging and number of eggs used

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'y' be the number of eggs left

you're given that 14 eggs were left and that 30% was used therefore using that idea we can conclude that 14 is (100%-30%) of the total number of eggs or it is 70%

so we'll have the expression as:

14 = 0.70x

x = 14/0.70

y = x - 14

y = 20 - 14