Discount Tax and Tip Word Problems

To find the percent of a number, change the percent to a decimal and multiply.
Example: What is 30% of 50? Convert the percentage to a decimal by moving the decimal point two places to the left and remove the percent sign : 30% = .30 You then multiply .30 X 50 to find the percent : .30X50=15
Answer: 15 is 30% of 50.

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