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    How would you be able to find 6 percent of 7, and other similar problems?
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    Quote Originally Posted by homeycat View Post
    How would you be able to find 6 percent of 7, and other similar problems?

    recall that "percent" is just a fancy word for "over 100" or "/100" so 6% = 6/100, and 15% = 15/100 etc.

    in math, "of" means "multiply"

    so 6% of 7 = 6/100 * 7 = 21/50 = 0.42
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