# 79% of 55 is what?

Jun 13, 2017

$55 \times 0.79$

#### Explanation:

I guess the question is "what is 79% of 55?"

Here is the solution, your number times percentage

$55 \times 0.79$

$= 43.45$

79% of 55 is $43.45$

Note that 79% can be expressed as 0.79 in math.

Jun 13, 2017

$43.45$

#### Explanation:

Find $\text{ "79% " of "55" } \leftarrow$ write directly as maths:

$\text{ } = \frac{79}{100} \times \frac{55}{1}$

You can now use a calculator or simplify the fractions first by cancelling:

$= \frac{79}{\cancel{100}} ^ 20 \times {\cancel{55}}^{11} / 1 \text{ } \leftarrow \div 5$

$= \frac{869}{20}$

$= 43.45$