# #8 1/4%# of #800# is what number?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 7, 2016

#### Explanation:

There are two ways of writing percentage.

Using the given value of

When written in a sentence you generally se it as

but when calculating you see it as

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I know it is not normally spoken this way but for a moment think about the term: 2 of 6. This is saying

So

But 800 is the same as

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It is known that:

and that

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Think of

So