What is 10% of $500?

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To find 10% of a number, just move the decimal one place to the left.

10% of 123 is 12.3

or, multiply the number by the decimal equivalent.

10% is also written as .10

500 x .10 = 50.

20% is also written as .20

500 x .20 = 100

10% of $500 = 10/100 * $500 = 0.1*$500 = $50

Whenever you're trying to find the percentage of a number, it may be easiest for you to first convert the percentage into a decimal. Of course you don't need to do this, but for many people this helps them understand the calculation and process the answer much more quickly.

To go from a percentage to a decimal, we simply look at the percentage as if it was out of 100%. So if you're looking for a 20% percentage, think of it as 20/100%, or simply 0.20.

In your question, we are looking for 10%. Similarly, that is equal exactly to 1/10, or 0.10.

Next, in order to find the percentage of a number, all we need to do is simply multiple the percentage (or decimal) by that number. Thus, in order to find what 10% of $500 is, the calculation is as simple as this:

0.10 x 500 = $50

Fifty dollars is your answer. Just so you can fully understand how to calculate these, let's do another more difficult example. For instance, what is 15% of 850?

0.15 x 850 = 127.50

Calculating the percentage of a number is a very important, yet basic math skill to have. It is essential in many different parts of life. I hope this has helped you understand how to calculate them.

You are going to change 10% to a decimal which is .10 (move decimal place two places to the left) then multiply by 500.

So we get .10x500 = 50.

50 is your final answer.

0.10*500=50

10%= .10

.10 * $500= $50

10% of 500.

You know that 10% of 100 is 10 (because thats litteraly what % is, its 10/100*100 would give you 10) in that same case simply multiply it by five. 10% of 500 is 50.

To find 10% of 500 just move the percentage to become a decimal by moving the decimal one place to the right. .10 x 500 which would equal 50. Therefore 10% of 500 is equal to 50. This method can also be used in other problems like this. If it asks some percentage of some number equals what, turn the percentage into a decimal and multiply it by the number

10% of 500

.1*500 = 50

10% of 500 is 50

notice i did not put .01 for 10% because that would be to find only 1% of the 500. I included this note because many people get confused on this.

just do .10 x 500 = $50

$50

To get 10% of 500

1. Turn the percent to decimals, move the decimal two places to the left.

10% = .10

2. Multiply the percent times 500.

.10 * 500 =

3. Solve.

.10 * 500 = 50

10% of $500 is $50.

There are many ways to do this

.10*500=50

Or

500/10=50

or

`500/100=x/10`

then cross multiply and

5000=100x

divide

50=x

10% of $500:

10% = 0.01

0.01 · $500 = $50

**The answer is $50**

We are asked to find 10% of 500.

These type of problems automatically signifies multiplication. 10% can be written as 10/100. Now multiply this by 500. The 500 and 100 cancel to leave you with 10 x 5. This is 50. This method works with any percent and any number.

That would be .10*500 which is basically the same thing I just turned it into a decimal. And that would be 50.

10% of 500 is basically .1 × 500

Now just multiply .10 with 500 which will give you **50 **which is your answer

instead of doing it that way, you can do it by using the equation 500/100 = x/10 but of course this would take more steps and a longer time to solve

50 is the answer.

To find 10% of a number that has a zero in the one's place - simply drop that 0. If it has another digit simply place a decimal point between the ones and tens place.

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