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**Finding a Percent**of Something by D. Fisher**1. a. What is 20% of 80?**4 % b. Why is four wrong?**1. a. What is 20% of 80?**1600 % c. Why is one thousand six hundred wrong?**1. a. Find 20% of 80.**80 16 or 16.00 x .20 00 160 % 16 00 d. Why is one fourth right?**2. a. What is 35% of 20?**7.35 % b. Why is seven and thirty-five hundredths wrong?**2. a. What is 35% of 20?**700 % c. Why is seven hundred wrong?**2. a. Find 35% of 20.**7 or 7.00 20 x .35 100 60 7.00 d. Why is seven right?**3. a. There is a discount of 25% off on a $60 pair of**shoes. How much are the shoes? $25 % b. Why is twenty-five dollars wrong?**3. a. There is a discount of 25% off on a $60 pair of**shoes. How much are the shoes? $15 % c. Why is fifteen dollars wrong?**3. a. There is a discount of 25% off on a $60 pair of**shoes. How much are the shoes? $45 $60 x .25 300 120 $15.00 $60 - 15 d. Why is forty-five dollars correct? $45**4. a. A shirt cost $30 plus 7% tax. What is the total cost?**$37 % b. Why is thirty-seven dollars wrong?**4. a. A shirt cost $30 plus 7% tax. What is the total cost?**$2.10 % c. Why is two dollars and ten cents incorrect?**4. a. A shirt cost $30 plus 7% tax. What is the total cost?**$32.10 $30 x .07 $2.10 $30.00 + 2.10 $32.10 d. Why is thirty-two dollars and ten cents correct?**5. a. A $300 bike is on sale. How much is the cost?**$275 % b. Why is two hundred seventy-five dollars wrong?**5. a. A $300 bike is on sale. How much is the cost?**$75 % c. Why is seventy-five dollars wrong?**5. a. A $300 bike is on sale. How much is the cost?**$225 $300 x .25 1500 60 $75.00 $300 - 75 d. Why is two hundred twenty-five dollars correct? $225**Remember how to**Find the Percent of Something!