# How do you find 72% of 18,495?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 8, 2016

13,316.4 is 72% of 18,495

#### Explanation:

"Percent" or "%" means "out of 100" or "per 100", Therefore 72% can be written as

When dealing with percents the word "of" means "times" or "to multiply".

Finally, lets call the number we are looking for "n".

Putting this altogether we can write this equation and solve for