To find the percent of a given number let us consider some of the following examples.
1. Find 50% of 75.
Solution:
50% of 75
= 50 × 1/100 × 75
= 50/100 × 75
= (50 × 75)/100
= 3750/100
= 3750/100 ÷ 50/50
[Divide the numerator and denominator by 50]
= 75/2
= 37 ½
Answer: 37 1/2
2. Find 12% of 250.
Solution:
12% of 250
= 12 × 1/100 × 250
= 12/100 × 250
= (12 × 250)/100
= 3000/100
= 3000/100 ÷ 100/100
[Divide the numerator and denominator by 100]
= 30
Answer: 30
3. Find 30% of 86.
Solution:
30% of 86
= 30 × 1/100 × 86
= 30/100 × 86
= (30 × 86)/100
= 2580/100
= 2580/100 ÷ 20/20
[Divide the numerator and denominator by 20]
= 129/5
= 25 4/5
Answer: 25 4/5
4. Find 15% of 60.
Solution:
15% of 60
= 15 × 1/100 × 60
= 15/100 × 60
= (15 × 60)/100
= 900/100
= 900/100 ÷ 100/100
[Divide the numerator and denominator by 100]
= 9
Answer: 9
5. Find 21% of 200.
Solution:
21% of 200
= 21 × 1/100 × 200
= 21/100 × 200
= (21 × 200)/100
= 4200/100
= 4200/100 ÷ 100/100
[Divide the numerator and denominator by 100]
= 42
Answer: 42
6. Find 10% of 500.
Solution:
10% of 500
= 10 × 1/100 × 500
= 10/100 × 500
= (10 × 500)/100
= 5000/100
= 5000/100 ÷ 100/100
[Divide the numerator and denominator by 100]
= 50
Answer: 50
7. Find 6% of 1000.
Solution:
6% of 1000
= 6 × 1/100 × 1000
= 6/100 × 1000
= (6 × 1000)/100
= 6000/100
= 6000/100 ÷ 100/100
[Divide the numerator and denominator by 100]
= 60
Answer: 60
8. Find 80% of 120.
Solution:
80% of 120
= 80 × 1/100 × 120
= 80/100 × 120
= (80 × 120)/100
= 9600/100
= 9600/100 ÷ 100/100
[Divide the numerator and denominator by 100]
= 96
Answer: 96
9. What is 20% of 1500?
Solution:
20% of 1500
= 20 × 1/100 × 1500
= 20/100 × 1500
= (20 × 1500)/100
= 30000/100
= 30000/100 ÷ 100/100
[Divide the numerator and denominator by 100]
= 300
Answer: 300
10. What is 25% of 140?
Solution:
25% of 140
= 25 × 1/100 × 140
= 25/100 × 140
= (25 × 140)/100
= 3500/100
= 3500/100 ÷ 100/100
[Divide the numerator and denominator by 100]
= 35
Answer: 35
11.What is 24% of 230?
Solution:
24% of 230
= 24 × 1/100 × 230
= 24/100 × 230
= (24 × 230)/100
= 5520/100
= 5520/100 ÷ 20/20
[Divide the numerator and denominator by 20]
= 276/5
= 55 1/5
Answer: 55 1/5
12. What is 14% of 56?
Solution:
14% of 56
= 14 × 1/100 × 56
= 14/100 × 56
= (14 × 56)/100
= 784/100
= 784/100 ÷ 4/4
[Divide the numerator and denominator by 4]
= 196/25
= 7 21/25
Answer: 721/25
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