Math and Arithmetic

# How do you take out a percent of a number in a math problem?

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Multiply the number by the percent in decimal form, and subtract the result from the original number. Alternatively, multiply the number by (1 - the percent).

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Two ways: Take the percent of the number and subtract it from the number or multiply the number by 100 minus the percent. Example: 25 percent off 24 dollars. 24 x 0.25 = 6 24 - 6 = 18 or 24 x 0.75 = 18

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I'm not doing the math for you, but take .03*1,500,000

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To find 70% or a number take the number and multiply it by .7

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It means to take a smaller number out of a larger number and the sum is what you have after.

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