What is 12.5% of 72?
12.5% of 72 = 9
Note that % is a unit of measurement and it is worth
So 12.5% =
the word 'of' is the same as the mathematical multiply.
12.5% of 72
Fractions, decimals and percents are all different forms of writing the same thing, but they are often used for different purposes.
They are interchangeable.
It is useful to know some of the common fractions in the various forms by heart. Here are some to start with ........