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Or you can multiply 20 by 0.08.
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They both did it by going to 1% first, but you can also just turn 8% into a fraction.
beat ya mathsy
First figure out what 1% is by dividing by 100.
find 1% of £20 i.e. divide it by 100.
I know I sound a total dunce so how could i figure out 8per cent of £20 etc
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Do you understand fractions?
If you have one cake and divide between people they get half each - this is fractions. 2 x 1/2 = 1 (two halfs equal one whole). Another way to look at it is to say they get 50% each because just as 1/1 is a whole cake, 100% is also the whole cake. Since 50 is half of one hundred and they each get half of the cake, they are receiving 50% of the cake each.
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