# How do you convert the following phrases into math expressions, and then evaluate the expressions: 50% of 32?

Mar 29, 2018

16

#### Explanation:

Method 1.

50% of 32 of stands for multiply.

$\frac{50}{100} \cdot 32$=16.

Method 2.

you can answer that by language.

50% means half .

so half of 32 is 16.

Similarly 100% means doubling.
200% same way.

This only works for these percentages.

Mar 29, 2018

$16$

#### Explanation:

Replace the word 'of' with a multiply sign:

50% \ "of" \ 32 = 50% xx 32

50% = 1/2

so

$\frac{1}{2} \times 32 = 16$