Algebra 1 : Whole and Part

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Algebra 1

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Example Questions

Example Question #61 : Whole And Part

What number is forty percent of thirty five?

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Explanation:

A percentage is some number out of 100.  Set up an equation to find the missing number.

Simplify this equation.

The answer is:  

Example Question #62 : Whole And Part

What is thirty percent of 90?

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Explanation:

Rewrite 30 percent into a fraction.

Multiply this with 90.

The answer is .

Example Question #63 : Whole And Part

What is 76% of 24?

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Explanation:

To find the value, we must convert the percent to a fraction:

76%=.

Now, because "of" indicates multiplication, we multiply the fraction by the "whole":

Example Question #64 : Whole And Part

What is 60 percent of 99?

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Explanation:

In order to determine the part, we will need to multiply the percent with the whole.

Convert the percent to a fraction.  Remove the percentage sign and divide by 100.

Multiply the numerator with 99.

The exact answer is:  

Example Question #65 : Whole And Part

What is 40 percent of one-fourth?

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Explanation:

Rewrite the given percentage into a fraction.  A percentage is some number out of 100 parts.

Multiply this fraction by one-fourth.

The answer is:  

Example Question #66 : Whole And Part

Find the number that is sixty percent of forty.

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Explanation:

Write sixty percent of forty as an expression.

The percentage can be converted to a fraction by removing the percentage sign and divide by 100.

Rewrite the expression and simplify.

The answer is:  

Example Question #67 : Whole And Part

What is forty percent of eighty?

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Explanation:

A percent is some number out of 100 parts.  Rewrite 40 percent into a fraction.

Write the expression for forty percent of eighty.

Simplify the expression.

The answer is:  

Example Question #68 : Whole And Part

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Rewrite the percentage as a fraction. A percent is some number out of .

Multiply this fraction by .

Cancel out the common terms in the denominator with the integer.

The answer is: 

Example Question #69 : Whole And Part

What is three percent of three?

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Explanation:

Rewrite three percent as a fraction.

Multiply this fraction with three.

The answer is: 

Example Question #70 : Whole And Part

What is four percent of twelve?

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Explanation:

Write four percent as a fraction.  A percent is a number out of 100 parts.

Multiply this fraction with twelve.

Reduce this fraction.

Cancel the common terms of this fraction.

The answer is:  

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