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.
You multiply the Number by 20 and then divide that result by 100. Here is the formula to illustrate:
(Number * 20)/100 = Answer
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.