What is 9% of 9?

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schwangmath | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

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Percent means out of 100.  

1.  To find 1% of a number move the decimal to the left two places (divide by 100).  In this case .09 is 1%.

2. You need 9%, so you multiply .09 by 9.  (.09)(9) = 0.81

Final Answer:  0.81

 

 

 

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

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9% implies 9 in 100 or 9/100 = 0.09

9% of 9 is equal to (9/100)*9 = 0.09*9 = 0.81

9% of 9 is 0.81.

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Wiggin42 | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 2) Valedictorian

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We need to find out the value : 9% of 9 . 

The word "of" signifies multiplication. 

9% needs to be written as a fraction --> 9/100

Putting that all together we get : (9)/(100) xx 9

Once we multiply this out, we get 81/100 

This answer makes sense because 100% of 9  is 9 so 9% must be significantly less than that. 

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najm1947 | Elementary School Teacher | (Level 1) Valedictorian

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9% means nine out of hundred or 9/100

therefore 9% of 9 = 9*9/100 = 0.81

9% of 9 is 0.81

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