What is 10 percent of 100?




Here we will tell you what 10 percent of 100 (10% of 100) is and then show you how we calculated it. The answer to "What is 10 percent of 100?" is:

10


10 percent of 100 is the same as 10 per hundred of 100. We can therefore make the following equation:

10/100 = X/100

To solve the equation above for X, you first switch the sides to get the X on the left side, then you multiply each side by 100, and then finally divide the numerator by the denominator on the right side to get the answer. Here is the work to illustrate:

10/100 = X/100
X/100 = 10/100
X*100/100 = 10*100/100
X = 1000/100
X = 10

The work above shows the long way to explain how to calculate 10 percent of 100 in order to give you a foundation and better understanding of how to calculate percentage. In the future, you could use this simplified formula:

(Y * P)/100

In our problem "What is 10 percent of 100?", Y is 100 and P is 10:

(100 * 10)/100 = 10

And once again you see that the answer is 10.


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