What is 80 percent of 950?




Here we will tell you what 80 percent of 950 (80% of 950) is and then show you how we calculated it. The answer to "What is 80 percent of 950?" is:

760


80 percent of 950 is the same as 80 per hundred of 950. We can therefore make the following equation:

80/100 = X/950

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 950, and then finally divide the numerator by the denominator on the right side to get the answer. Here is the work to illustrate:

80/100 = X/950
X/950 = 80/100
X*950/950 = 80*950/100
X = 76000/100
X = 760

The work above shows the long way to explain how to calculate 80 percent of 950 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 80 percent of 950?", Y is 950 and P is 80:

(950 * 80)/100 = 760

And once again you see that the answer is 760.


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