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Finding a Percent of a Number - Example What  is 35% of 120?

Example: You have 120 Cats and 35% of them are
female. How many female Cats do you have? what is
35% of 120?.

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step-1  convert 35% to a decimal by moving the decimal
point back two places. 35% = .35 decimal

step-2  multiply 0.35 by 120.

0.35 x 120 = 42

 

35% of 120 is 42

 

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