Step 1 : Change the percent to a fraction
Step 2 : Multiply the fraction by the number
Evaluate 25% of 200
25% of 200 =
There are 25 marbles in a bag. If 20% of the marbles are red, how many of them are red?
Number of red marbles = 20% of 25
There are 5 red marbles in the bag.
Sometimes we may be given the percentage of a number and we are asked to find the number that represents the whole quantity. To find the whole quantity, we divide the given number by the given percentage.
If 25% of a number is 12, what is the number?
Amy saves RM 240, which is 12% of her salary. What is her salary?
Her salary is RM 2,000
You can also find the percentage of a number by first changing the percent to a decimal
Step 1 : Change the percent to a decimal
Step 2 : Multiply the decimal by the number
The following video will give examples of using decimals to find the percentage of a number
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