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# What is 9% of22?

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you can also think of percentages as dividing by 100 and multiplying by the percent (in this case 9) if that's easier, for instance if you had 5%. Remember dividing by 100 is just moving the decimal over 2 spaces to the left.

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Bruce B. | Mathematics and Physics; Calculus and Mechanics SpecialtyMathematics and Physics; Calculus and Me...
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Remember that percentages are decimals. 9% is the same as 0.09 (9/100)
To find a percentage of a number, just multiply the number by that decimal.
In this case: 22 * 0.09
Walton P. | Knowledge is the new money!Knowledge is the new money!
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Remember the word percent means out of a hundred, therefore 9 % can be written as 9 out of an hundred.(9/100).
9/100 of 22 = 9/100 x22.  As a decimal 9/100 is 0.09 therefore the problem now is 0.09x22=1.98
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Hi Cathy!

In your problem there are 2 things to consider.  The "all" - which in your case is 22.  And the "percent of all" - which in your case is 9.

You could think of this as a fraction: 9/22.

So how do you figure out what 9% of 22 is?  First, convert 9% into a number.  to do that, you move the decimal place back (to the left).  So 9% becomes .09.  Then multiply this by 22.  .09x22= 1.98.

You can check this by estimating.  9% is tough to work with.  10% is easier.  22 is tough to work with, 20 is easier.  So 10% of 20 is 2.  Since 9 is smaller than 10, you know the answer has to be less than 2!

Let me know if you have any more questions or need clarification!

Vivian L. | Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook, essay composition, math; I LOVE TO TEACHMicrosoft Word/Excel/Outlook, essay comp...
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Hi Cathy;
9%=0.09
0.09(22)=1.98
BRUCE S. | Learn & Master Physics & Math with Bruce SLearn & Master Physics & Math with Bruce...
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9% in fractions is 0.09
9% of 22 is   0.09 * 22 = 1.98  or with significant digits only, 2.0
Dennis R. | Math Tutor, Grades 4 - 12, Math Certified, 47 Yrs experienceMath Tutor, Grades 4 - 12, Math Certifie...
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22 *  .09 = 1.98