# What is 3.5% of 500?

##### 2 Answers

#### Explanation:

Move the decimal place of 3.5 two times to the left because it's a percent.

Now multiply

17.5

#### Explanation:

The symbol % is like a unit of measurement that is worth

So

The use of the word 'of' is interpreted as multiply

Like in 2 of apples

So 3.5% of 5000 is the same as:

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However, 500 is the same as