Posted by **Nicole** on Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 8:10pm.

How would you estimate using fractions to find the percentage of a number. For example: 28% of 48.

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**Y0gi**, Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 8:31pm
If you want 28% of 48 you just take the percentage and multiply by the number you want.

The percantage is 28% but you need to convert it to a fraction. 28/100 = .28

So then you multiply

(.28)(48) = 13.44

So 28% of 48 = 13.44 =)

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**Y0gi**, Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 8:31pm
Meant you need to convert the percent into a decimal =P Lol

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