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What is 6% of 8? This is a question that many students ask themselves throughout their math classes. In this article, we will explore how to find the answer to this and other similar questions in elementary school mathematics. The first step to finding the answer is understanding what a percentage is. Percentage means 100 divided by something. So, if we have 30% of an apple pie, that means for every slice of pie there are three pieces left and one has been eaten (100/30 = ) or in other words, out of all the slices from the whole pie only 30% remain intact). To find how much percent a number is you divide it by 100: 60 / 100 = 0.60 which equals 60%. If your teacher asks you “What’s 24%” they mean 0.24 because 24*100=2400 so 2400/(2400)=0s. There are many ways to solve this problem but here’s one way using rounding up: 24% of 100 is 0.4800 (rounding up to the hundredths place) so 24% of 80 would be 48% and then subtract that from all the way down to one decimal point: .80 – (0.48*100)=28%. This means 28 out of each 100 or about 28/100 = 0.28, which is also equal to 28%. You can also use a calculator for this problem by inputting it as an equation into your graphing calculators with percent key set at % __ * __. For example, if you wanted to find what percentage 16 was using three decimals places (.16), enter 16*__percent__ in your calculator like shown below: % __ * __. For example, if you wanted to find what percentage 16 was using three decimals places (.16), enter 16*__percent__ in your calculator like shown below: x = .1600 x %=.207831 decimal points for the answer) or 0.207 (rounding up to the hundredths place) so 24% of 80 would be 48% and then subtract that from all the way down to one decimal point: .80 – (0.48*100)=28%. This means 28 out of each 100 or about 28/100 = 0.28, which is also equal to 28%. You can also use a calculator for this problem by inputting it as an