**How to get 20 percent of a number**

Here we will show you two methods to get 20 percent of a number. The Number can be dollars, people, or whatever you want.

**Method One**

You multiply the Number by 20 and then divide that result by 100. Here is the formula to illustrate:

(Number * 20)/100 = Answer

**Method Two**

You move the decimal point in 20.00 two places to the left, and then you multiply that by your Number. Thus, the formula becomes:

Number * 0.2 = Answer

The first method is good to use to learn how to get 20 percent of a number. When you understand how, then the second method is faster to use.

**How to get percent of a number**

We made the tool below just in case you don't have a calculator available. Simply enter any Number and press "Calculate" to get 20 percent of that number.