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Q: How do you work out 2 percent of something?

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Divide the something by 100.

Divide the amount by 2. 50 per cent is the same as "half".

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Multiply it by 0.01

If you have to find 20% of 'something', multiply 'something' by 0.2 or 2/10 or elsedivide 'something' by 5 . Whichever is easiest for you ... they're all the same.

Divide it by 5.

you divide the number by 100

Multiply the value by 0.03

Divide it by 4

Divide the number by 200

You can consider percent as a fraction with a denominator of 100. 2% (2 percent) of something is the same as 2/100 of something, which is the same - in this case - as 2/100 TIMES one million. --- 20k

To get 30 percent of something, multiply that something to 0.30 which is the decimal equivalent of 30%. Example: 30% of 49 = 0.30 * 49 = 14.7

Divide it by 20 or multiply it by 0.05

Multiply by 7 then divide by 100.

Divide by 2.

To find 2 and a half percent of something, simply multiply that something to 0.025 which is the decimal equivalent of 2 1/2%.Example:2 1/2% of 1000= 2.5% * 1000= 0.025 * 1000= 25

You divide something by 100 and myltiply it by 2 like (x/100)2 = 2% of x

You work out 1% of the number (divide by 100) and then work out 5% of the number (divide by easier option to work out 6%: work out 1% (divide by 100) (move 2 places back) then times by 6

Well... actually this percent question is based on what the percent is out of . See if it was out of 100 it would simply be 2%. But out of something like 500 It would multiply to 10%.

4.2% is the same as 0.042 and 0.042*100 = 4.2

multiply the number by .7, that is 70 % of that number

You divide it by 10 example. if 100% of something is 10 then 10% is 10divided by 10 =1

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50 percent is always half of something. so you divide 600 by 2 and you get 300

To get 17.5% of something, multiply that something to 0.175 which is the decimal equivalent of 17.5% Example: 17.5% of 200 = 0.175 * 200 = 35