# What percent of 80 is 56?

Aug 21, 2016

70%

#### Explanation:

We can also ask this as "56 is what percent of 80?

Dividing $\frac{56}{80}$ will give decimal answer of $0.70$

Change it into a percentage by xx 100%

56/80 xx 100% = 0.70 xx 100% = 70%

We could also have worked with equivalent fractions where one fraction has a denominator of 100.

56/80 xx 1.25/1.25 = 70/100 = 70%#