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What is 7 percent of 60.00?

7 percent of 60.00

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Visualizing Through Pie Charts

One way of visualizing 7 percent is through a pie chart. In this example, the orange slice represents the percentage of the whole pie.

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7 percent pie chart

Visualizing Percentage with Bar Charts

Another way of visualizing percentages is using a bar chart like the one below. The orange bar represents 7, percent and the full square represents the whole or 100%.

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7 percent bar chart

Solution for 'What is 7% of 60.00?'

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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 7 percent of 60.00. What are the steps?

Step 1: First determine the value of the whole amount. We assume that the whole amount is 60.00.

Step 2: Determine the percentage, which is 7.

Step 3: Convert the percentage 7% to its decimal form by dividing 7 by 100 to get the decimal number 0.07:

7100 = 0.07

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

7.0 → 0.70 → 0.07

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

0.07 x 60.00 = 4.2 (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 = 60.00 × 7100 = 60.00 × 0.07 = 4.2 (answer)

Therefore, the answer is 4.2 is that 7 percent of 60.00.

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