posted by Megan .
I need to know how to do percents. Example: what is 6% of 18?
First you change the percent to a decimal. To do it, move the decimal point two places to the left.
6% = 0.06.
Then multiply (of means multiply) the decimal times the number.
18 * 0.06 = 1.08
So -- 6% of 18 is a little over 1.