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how to find percentage?

Postby Zshan96 on Thu Sep 06, 2012 11:01 am

Hello dear friends
i m new here!
i hava a question plz solve it

find the percentage of property tax paid of Rs.7,488 when the property worth is 156,000

answer is 4.8%

but my answer comes 48% plz tell me
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Re: how to find percentage?  TOPIC_SOLVED

Postby buddy on Thu Sep 06, 2012 12:02 pm

Zshan96 wrote:find the percentage of property tax paid of Rs.7,488 when the property worth is 156,000

answer is 4.8%

but my answer comes 48% plz tell me

48% is almost half. Is 7488 almost half of 156000?

Plz write back showing how you got 48%. Thnx.
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Re: how to find percentage?

Postby Zshan96 on Thu Sep 06, 2012 1:02 pm

dear my 48 answer is wrong

so tell me how the answer is 4.8
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Re: how to find percentage?

Postby Zshan96 on Thu Sep 06, 2012 1:49 pm

Yes the answer got

it so simple
its formula is

obtained/totall*100=x(answer)



7488/156000*100=4.8
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