# 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:

### Example Question #157 : Percentage

What is  of ?

Explanation:

To solve, multiply

### Example Question #158 : Percentage

What is the percentage equivalent of ?

Explanation:

To solve, multiply:

### Example Question #159 : Percentage

What is the percentage equivalent of ?

Explanation:

To solve, multiply:

### 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?