How do I find the answer to this question using a scientific calculator? What is 13% of $876?

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

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13% is equivalent to `13/100` = 0.13

To determine 13% of $876 perform the following operation on the scientific calculator 0.13*876 = 113.88

If your calculator has a % function you can use that. Multiply 876 with 13 and type % after that. The result will be 113.88

13% of $876 is equal  to $113.88

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sid-sarfraz | Student, Graduate | (Level 2) Salutatorian

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QUESTION:-

How do I find the answer to this question using a scientific calculator? What is 13% of $876?

SOLUTION:-

13% of 876 = ?

On a scientific calculator its very easy to find percentage of any number. Technical is to do it by mind on a paper.

  • On a Scientific Calculator:-

On a scientific calculator, there is the option of percentage (%). Just type in the percentage value i.e, 13 and then click % sign. Then the value that comes, multiply it with 876. You will get the answer.

  • By Mind on a paper:- 

13% of 876= ?

13/100 x 876

= 0.13 x 876

= $113.88

Approx. $114 is the answer.

Hence 13% of 876 is $113.88 or approximately $114.

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rachellopez | Student, Grade 12 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

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How do I find the answer to this question using a scientific calculator? What is 13% of $876? 

You don't really need a scientific calculator to do this. All you have to do is multiply $876 by the percentage 13 or .13

$876 * .13 = $113.88

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nisarg | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

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multiply the number by the

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ayl0124 | Student, Grade 12 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

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When you see the percentage symbol, %, you should immediately convert your percentage to its decimal form. 13% is equal to `13/100`  or `0.13` because you are finding 13% out of a total of 100%.

Simply multiply your two values:

`0.13 xx $876 = $113.88`

Therefore, 13% of $876 is $113.88.

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nicole8923 | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 1) Salutatorian

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Multiply .13 by $876 and your answer is $113.88.

This is because .13 is equal to 13% and you want to find what the answer of 13% is in $876

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