# What is 12.5% of 72?

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12.5% of 72 = 9

#### Explanation:

Note that % is a unit of measurement and it is worth

So 12.5% =

the word 'of' is the same as the mathematical multiply.

Example:

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12.5% of 72

#### Explanation:

Fractions, decimals and percents are all different forms of writing the same thing, but they are often used for different purposes.

They are interchangeable.

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