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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?.

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

The Decimal equivalent for some common percents.

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