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**psychicx****Member**- Registered: 2006-03-10
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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

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**krassi_holmz****Real Member**- Registered: 2005-12-02
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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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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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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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**krassi_holmz****Real Member**- Registered: 2005-12-02
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The mind is the best calculator. - K. Georgiev

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**Ninja 101****Member**- Registered: 2006-02-20
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wilkommen. i can speak German too!

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