What is 85% of 500?

1 Answer
May 20, 2015

#85%# spelled out is #85# per cent, that is #85# per #100#.

So to find #85%# of something, multiply it by #85/100#.

So #85%# of #500# is

#(85/100)xx500 = (85xx500)/100 = 85xx(5xx100)/100#

#= 85xx5 = 425#