PercentageCalculator .pro Discount Percentage Fraction to % Decimal to %

0.8 percent of 30?

Percentage Calculator

What is 'X' percent of 'W'

What is % of

'P' out of 'W' as a percentage

What is out of as a percentage?
Answer: %

'P' is 'X' percent of What?

is % of what?

Solution for 'What is 0.8% of 30?'

In the following example consider that:

Solution Steps

The following question is of the type "How much X percent of W", where W is the whole amount and X is the percentage figure or rate".

Let's say that you need to find 0.8 percent of 30. What are the steps?

Step 1: first determine the value of the whole amount. We assume that the whole amount is 30.

Step 2: determine the percentage, which is 0.8.

Step 3: Convert the percentage 0.8% to its decimal form by dividing 0.8 into 100 to get the decimal number 0.008:

0.8100 = 0.008

Notice that dividing into 100 is the same as moving the decimal point two places to the left.

0.8 → 0.08 → 0.01

Step 4: Finally, find the portion by multiplying the decimal form, found in the previous step, by the whole amount:

0.008 x 30 = 0.24 (answer).

The steps above are expressed by the formula:

P = W × X%100

This formula says that:

"To find the portion or the part from the whole amount, multiply the whole by the percentage, then divide the result by 100".

The symbol % means the percentage expressed in a fraction or multiple of one hundred.

Replacing these values in the formula, we get:

P = 30 × 0.8100 = 30 × 0.008 = 0.24 (answer)

Therefore, the answer is 0.24 is 0.8 percent of 30.

Sample percentage problems

See also: