Finding Percentages | How to Find the percentage of a given quantity?

# Finding Percentages | How to Find the percentage of a given quantity?

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• Finding the Percentage of a Given Quantity
• What’s Next?

In the previous segment, we had look at Discount. In this segment of the chapter ‘Comparing Quantities’, we will see how to find the percentage of a given quantity.

## How to Find the percentage of a given quantity?

Q. Find 30% of 30.

Solution:

30% of 30 = 30 × 30 = 9.

100

Q. Haritha has 8 mangoes. 25% of them have been lying around for too long and are rotten. So how many mangoes are rotten?

Solution:

Total number of mangoes = 8

Number of rotten mangoes = 25% of 8

= 25 × 8 = 2.

100

Thus, 2 mangoes out of the 8 are rotten.

## What’s next?

In our next segment of Class 08 Maths, we will have a look at Profit and Loss.

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