math

how do i find a fraction of a whole number?

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. For example, what is 1/20 of 80?

    The word "of" is the same as the phrase "multiplied by."

    We can rewrite "1/20 of 80" to "1/20 multiplied by 80."

    (1/20)(80) = 80/20 = 4

    Does that make sense?

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  2. maybe but can you do 5/20 of 80 so i can check?

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  3. Sure...

    "5/20 of 80" can be rewritten as "5/20 multiplied by 80."

    (5/20)(80) = 400/20 = 40 / 2 = 20

    Got it?

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  4. yes. thanks!

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  5. Glad to help. :)

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Algebra

    1) translate to an algebraic expression: one less than a product of two numbers A: xy-1 2) 12/25 = ? A: ? = .48 3) Find -x when x= -25/41 (this is a fraction) A: -x = 41/25 4) Use a commutative law to find an equivalent

  2. math

    trying to find a fraction riddle. I'm a fraction greater than 1/2 and less than 3/4. My numerator is 5 times 1. what fraction am I? How do you explain the answer?

  3. Mathematics

    Write 5 • 5 • 5 • 5 • 5 • 5 • 5 using an exponent. (1 point) 57 5 • 7 75 557 Simplify. 2. 52 • (4 + 23) (1 point) 100 5400 300 108 3. (–10)2 (1 point) –20 100 –8 –100 4. Write 12,400,000 in scientific

  4. Math

    What are irrational, rational, and natural numbers? A rational number is a number that can be written as a ratio. That means it can be written as a fraction, in which both the numerator (the number on top) and the denominator (the

  1. Math

    3.12.1 - Test: Exponents, Factors, and Fractions Unit Test Which statement is true? A. start fraction 29 over 35 end fraction less than start fraction 20 over 30 end fraction B. Start Fraction 18 over 34 End Fraction greater than

  2. math

    i need some to explain how to turn 1.05 into a fraction Do you know how to add fractions? 1 + 0.05 equals 1.05. So if you can convert 1 to a fraction and 0.05 to a fraction, you can add the two fractions together. Your answer is

  3. Math

    The denominator of a fraction exceeds twice the numerator of the fraction by 10. The value of the fraction is 5/12. Find the fraction.

  4. math

    A pair of dice is rolled, and a number that appears uppermost on each die is observed, Refer to this experiment and find the probability of the given event. (Enter your answer as a fraction)The sume of the numbers ia an add

  1. fraction

    when a fraction is reduced to its lowest term, it is equal to 3/4. The numerator of the fraction when doubled would be 34 greater than the denominator. Find the fraction.

  2. math please help 9th grade

    Which sum will be irrational? (1 point) 3 + 2 start root 19 end root plus start fraction 7 over 2 end fraction Start Fraction 18 over 3 End Fraction plus Start Fraction 11 over ten thousand End Fraction. –6 + (–3.251) Which

  3. Math

    A denominator of a fraction exceeds the numerator by 1 if 2 is taken from each the sum of the reciprocal of the new fraction and 4 times the original fraction is 5. Find the original fraction

  4. fractions

    When Kaitlin divided a fraction by 1/2, the result was a mixed number. Was the original fraction less than or greater than 1/2? Explain reasoning. THANK YOU!

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.