8.5% of 5000 is what number?

2 Answers
Nov 30, 2016

Firstly, convert 8.5% into decimals.
#8.5% = 0.085#

Secondly, #0.085 xx 5000 = 425#

8.5% of 5000 is 425

Nov 30, 2016

Answer:

#425#

Explanation:

We know that

#8.5%=8.5/100#

So, we multiply it with #5000#

#rarr8.5/100*5000#

#rarr8.5/(1cancel00)*50cancel00#

#rarr8.5*50#

#color(green)(rArr425#

#:.# #"8.5% of 5000 is 425"#