# Question b55cc

Feb 4, 2018

$9.18$

#### Explanation:

Percent means per hundred.

:.51%# of $18 = \frac{51}{100} \cdot 18$

$= 0.51 \cdot 18$

Using a calculator, this yields

$= 9.18$

Feb 4, 2018

51% of 18 is approximately 9.18

#### Explanation:

To estimate 51% of 18, you need to decrease 18 by 51%. This can be done by multiplying 18 by 0.51
$18 \cdot 0.51 = 9.18$