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Percentages, Fractions, and Decimal Values

# What 5 percent of 300 million?

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###### August 04, 2010 9:11AM

0.05x 300,000,000=15000000

0.05 because 5% in decimal form is 0.05, 100% is 1.00 etc, if it is in tens or less it adds a zero for each category(100's,10's,1's,0.1's etc) so since 5 is a one (0-9) it has two zeros past the decimal point.

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