# What percent is 24 of 96?

24/96=0.25=25%

#### Explanation:

We know that 50% of a number is the same as $\frac{1}{2}$ of the number. And so what is $\frac{1}{2}$ of 96?

• $\frac{1}{2} \times 96 = 48$, which is the same as

• $0.5 \times 96 = 48$, which is the same as

• 50%xx96=48

Let's work with that last one for a minute. We can divide both sides by 96 to get:

50%=48/96

What we want to know is What percent of 96 is 24? Let's put the 24 in for the 48, and then do $\frac{24}{96}$ to find the percentage:

24/96=0.25=25%