# 13 out of 16 students are in grade 8. What proportion could you use to calculate the percent of the students who are in grade 8? Solve your proportion.

Oct 15, 2017

81.25%

#### Explanation:

$\frac{13}{16}$ students are in 8th grade.

$\therefore 13$ students are in 8th grade and $3$ students are not in 8th grade.

So, the proportion becomes $13 : 3$.

To find the percentage:

13/16times100=81.25%