**Finding a Percent of a Number**

**Finding a Percent of a Number** - Example What is 10% of 80?

Example: You have 80 Cats and 10% of them are

female. How many female Cats do you have? what is

10% of 80?

**step-1 convert 10% to a decimal by moving the decimalpoint back two places. 10% = .10 decimal**

**step-2 multiply 0.10 by 80.**

**Answer: 10% of 80 is 8**

The Decimal equivalent for some common percent.

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