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To find a percentage of a number we can use a calculator.  

 

25% is the same as 0.25

2% is the same as 0.02

125% is the same as 1.25

 

Example 1

Use a calculator to find the following percentage:

32% of 420

 

Answer 1

On your calculator, type:

0.32 x 420 = 134.4

 

 

Example 2

Use a calculator to find the following percentage:

144% of 250

 

Answer 2

On your calculator, type:

1.44 x 250 = 360

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