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## #1 2006-03-11 03:58:01

psychicx
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### hi new here

i am not very good with math and i just started a business where its a must to know the percentages.. is there a program calculator that i can use somewhere on the web to download and use as it is very important i keep this business calucated right. also what is the percentage 8% of 51,000 thousand dollars please.. bren

## #2 2006-03-11 04:50:22

krassi_holmz
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### Re: hi new here

Hi, psychicx.
For the percentages:
You ask in general:
How to find x percent of y?
It's simple.
I'll explain it in 2 steps:
1. Muliply x * y.
2. Divide the result by 100.
For your question we get:
51000 thousand dolars =51000*1000=51.000.000\$
1. 8*51.000.000=408.000.000
2. 408.000.000:100=4.080.000\$
So 8% of 51,000 thousand dolars is 4,080,000\$.
You can use every calculator to calculate percentages.

So 8% of 51000 is 4080 (dollars)

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## #3 2006-03-11 07:52:18

MathsIsFun
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### Re: hi new here

Welcome!

I have an online Percentage Calculator - it has explanations for you as well. A bit of practice, and you will be doing them in your head.

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## #4 2006-03-11 08:41:16

krassi_holmz
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### Re: hi new here

The mind is the best calculator. - K. Georgiev

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## #5 2006-03-18 00:36:50

Ninja 101
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### Re: hi new here

wilkommen. i can speak German too!

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