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

2 Answers
Mar 29, 2018

Answer:

16

Explanation:

Method 1.

#50% of 32# of stands for multiply.

#50/100*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

Answer:

#16#

Explanation:

Replace the word 'of' with a multiply sign:

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

#50% = 1/2#

so

#1/2 xx 32 = 16#