# 29 percent of 80?

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### Solution for 'What is 29% of 80?'

In the following example consider that:

- The percentage figure is represented by X%
- The whole amount is represented by W
- The portion amount or part is represented by P

#### 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 29 percent of 80. What are the steps?

Step 1: first determine the value of the whole amount. We assume that the whole amount is 80.

Step 2: determine the percentage, which is 29.

Step 3: Convert the percentage 29% to its decimal form by dividing 29 into 100 to get the decimal number 0.29:

29100 = 0.29

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

29.0 → 2.90 → 0.29

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

0.29 x 80 = 23.2 (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 = 80 × 29100 = 80 × 0.29 = 23.2 (answer)

Therefore, the answer is 23.2 is 29 percent of 80.