Tim has 80 coins in his piggy bank of these coins, 28 are nickels and the rest are quarters. What percent of the coins in the bank are quarters?
65% of the Coins in Tims bank are quarters
First, we must work out How many quarters Tim has.
we Know he has 80 coins and 28 of them are not quarters so,
the number of quarters Tim has is,
Now we express this as a fraction,
To work out a percentage we multiply by 100
so 65% of the Coins in Tims bank are quarters