# What is 16% of 30?

Mar 25, 2016

% is a percent sign, which means out of 100. So, 16% is the equivalent to $\frac{16}{100}$. That is, it is equal to $\frac{16}{100}$.

Therefore, 16% of $30$ is:

16%xx30

$= \frac{16}{100} \times 30$

$= \frac{16 \times 30}{100}$

$= \frac{16 \times 3 \times \cancel{10}}{10 \times \cancel{10}}$

$= \frac{16 \times 3}{10}$

$= \frac{48}{10}$

$= \textcolor{b l u e}{4.8}$