# What is 20 percent of 80?

Nov 29, 2016

$16$

#### Explanation:

20%" " of " "80=?
$\text{ }$
$\frac{20}{100} \times 80$
$\text{ }$
$= \frac{1600}{100} = 16$

Aug 4, 2017

$16$

#### Explanation:

20% is the same as $\frac{20}{100}$ which is the fraction $\frac{1}{5}$

To find one fifth of a number is the same as dividing by $5$

$\frac{\cancel{20}}{\cancel{100}} ^ 5 \times 80$

$= \frac{1}{5} \times 80$

$= 16$