# What is 16% of 30?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 25, 2016

**percent** sign, which means *out of 100*. So,

Therefore,

#16%xx30#

#= 16/100 xx 30#

#= (16xx30)/(100)#

#= (16xx3xxcancel(10))/(10xxcancel(10))#

#= (16xx3)/(10)#

#= (48)/(10)#

#= color(blue)(4.8)#