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# How do you take off PERCENT off a whole number?

Updated: 9/19/2023

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Number: N

Percent: P

N-(P/100*N)=A

You do the P/100 to get a decimal value instead of a %

Example

56 minus 25%

N=56

P=25 (twenty five percent)

56 - (0.25 * 56) =

56 - (14) = 42

Fifty six minus twenty five percent is forty two.

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