# ISEE Middle Level Math : How to find percentage

## Example Questions

### Example Question #151 : Percentage

Convert the fraction to a percentage.      Explanation:

To convert a fraction to a percentage, divide the numerator of the fraction by the denominator. Move the decimal in the quotient two places to the right to create a percentage. ### Example Question #152 : Percentage

What percentage does represent?            Explanation:

To get a fraction into a percentage you must turn it into a decimal.

Make the fraction over so you must multiple it by  .

This gives you the decimal which you multiply by to give you  .

### Example Question #153 : Percentage

What is 0.036 as a percent?     Explanation:

Method 1:

Rewrite 0.036 as a fraction: Because percents are based on 100, divide the numerator and denominator by 10.

3.6%

Method 2:

Multiply To multiply by 100, move the decimal point two places to the right; then add the percent sign:

### Example Question #154 : Percentage

75 out of 500 is what percent?     Explanation: represents part of the whole which is .  The fraction would be Then, set up a proportion:  represents the percent

Cross multiply: Divide both sides by the coefficient of x, which is 500: ### Example Question #155 : Percentage

What is 0.467 as a percent? There is no solution.   Explanation:

Method 1:

Rewrite 0.467 as a fraction Divide numerator and denominator by 10.

46.7 %

Method 2:

Multiply Move the decimal in 0.467 to the right and add a % sign.

### Example Question #156 : Percentage

What is of ?     Explanation:

To solve, multiply: Answer: ### Example Question #157 : Percentage

What is of ?     Explanation:

To solve, multiply Answer: ### Example Question #158 : Percentage

What is the percentage equivalent of ?     Explanation:

To solve, multiply: Answer: ### Example Question #159 : Percentage

What is the percentage equivalent of ?     Explanation:

To solve, multiply: Answer: ### Example Question #160 : Percentage

A bicycle is on sale for 35% off the original price of \$80.00. What is the sale price of the bicycle?     Explanation:

To solve, first multiply: Then, subtract that amount from the original price: Answer: The sale price is  