What is 30% of 500?

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Paul T. Share
Feb 7, 2017

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150

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The % sign stands for "per cent" - this is Latin for "by or for a hundred".

1% is, therefore a hundredth, i.e. #1/100#.

1% of 500 is, therefore #500/100#.

30% is, therefore, #30x500/100#.

Divide top and bottom by 100: #30x5/1#.

Multiply 30 by 5 = 150.

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Munu Share
Feb 7, 2017

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150

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# 30% of 100#
= #30/ 100*500#

= #30*5#
= 150

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