# What is 56% of 125?

Jul 14, 2016

$70$

#### Explanation:

Write a calculation exactly as you say it in English.

56% of 125

=$\frac{56}{100} \times \frac{125}{1} \text{ now simplify}$

=$\frac{56}{\cancel{100}} ^ 4 \times {\cancel{125}}^{5} / 1$

=${\cancel{56}}^{14} / \cancel{4} \times \frac{5}{1}$

=$70$