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April 17, 2014

Posted by **shivangi** on Thursday, February 22, 2007 at 7:07am.

12 1/2% of _____= 11 or something like 33 1/3 % of 105 = ________. Please help. I am really confused.

Anytime you see the word "of" in a problem like this, you'll need to multiply. Turn the percent into a decimal (12½% = 12.5% = .125), and then just multiply as you would any decimal multiplication problem.

.125 x ____ = 11

.333 x 105 = _____

http://www.aaastudy.com/dec.htm

=)

Thank you so much. i easily got the point. you just have to convert the fraction into a decimal!

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