Percentages, Fractions, and Decimal Values

# How do you write 42 over 100 as a percent?

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42 over 100 as a percent = 42%

= 42/100 * 100%

= 42%

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## Related Questions     You change it into a fraction form ( 42 over 100) and reduce. To convert 0.42 to percent multiply by 100: 0.42 &times; 100 = 42 % over sixty-one 26/42 x 100 = 2,600/42 = 61.904761904762% 70% of 55 over 42=70/100 * 55 / 42 =.7 *55 /42(.7 * 55) / 42 = 0.916666667  35% of 120= 35% * 120= 0.35 * 120= 4242 is what percent of 42: = 42 / 42 = 1Converting decimal to a percentage: 1 * 100 = 100%So, 42 is 100% of 42. 42 over 80 means 42 parts per 80. Percent means parts per 100. So, we need to convert the parts per 80 to parts per 100. Since 1.25 times 80 is 100, we can do this by multiplying the parts per 80 by 1.25. 1.25 times 42 is 52.5. Therefore, 42 over 80 equals 52.5 percent. 42% is already in its simplest form;there is no other way to write this number as a percent.However, it can be written as a fraction in its simplest form.In that case, 42% = 42/100 = 21/50 as a percentage of what, if of 100 then 42%.  Percent means per hundred. (Think cent as in century). So 1 percent is the same as 1 divided by 100.To find 1 percent of a number, simply multiply the percentage by that number. For example, to find 1 percent of 42 you would write:42 &times; (1&divide;100)Which equals 0.42.You can also figure out 5%, 95% and 200% of 42 like so:42 &times; (5&divide;100) = 2.2542 &times; (95&divide;100) = ??42 &times; (200&divide;100) = ??The last two are left as an exercise. A basic calculator can be used to help with percentages. 28% of 42 = 28 * 42 / 100 = 1176 / 100 = 11.76 thats 42/100 * 236/100 = 9912/10000 = 0.9912 or 99.12 % Expressed as a percentage, 16/42 x 100 = 38.095238 recurring (that is, 38.095238095238...) percent. 84%. I doubled 42/50 to make 84/100, the I just converted the fraction. Expressed as a percentage, 17/42 x 100 = 40.476190 recurring (that is, 40.476190476190...) percent.  A percent is that number over 100. Thus 42% can be written as 42/100. The next thing to note is that "of" in mathematics means "multiplied by." For example, 7 groups of 4 means 7x4. Thus, the question can be rewritten as 42/100 x 65 This calculates to 27.3 Therefore, 42% of 65 is 27.3 The percent of 12 out of 42 is this: 12/100 x 42 = 0.12 x 42=5.04. The easiest way to find a percent is to turn the percentage into a decimal. You do this by placing the percentage over 100. 42% is the same as 42/100, which equals .42 in decimal notation. Now, take the decimal notation and multiply it by your number, in this case 125. .42 * 125 = 52.5 42/80 x 100 = 52.5 Therefore, 42 is 52.5 percent of 80.

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