What is 20% of 80?

1 Answer
Nov 26, 2016

Answer:

#16#

Explanation:

Write down in math exactly what is said in English..

#20% xx 80#

#20/100 xx 80#

Simplify by cancelling the zeros (actually #div10# each time)

: #(2cancel0)/(1cancel0cancel0) xx (8cancel0)/1#

=#16#

You can also simplify #20%# into a fraction in its simplest form:

#cancel20/cancel100^5 xx80/1#

#80/5 = 16#