# Math Help: How to Work Out a Fraction of a Number

## Fraction Of Something Video

To work out a fraction of a number all you need to do is divide the number by the denominator of the fraction and multiply this answer by the numerator.

**Example 1**

Work out 3/8 of 48.

First of all divide 48 by the denominator:

48 ÷ 8 = 6 (this gives 1/8 of 48)

Now multiply this answer by the numerator:

6 × 3 = 18 (this gives 3/8 of 48)

**Example 2**

Work out 2/9 of 36.

First of all divide 36 by the denominator:

36 ÷ 9 = 4 (this gives 1/9 of 36)

Now multiply this answer by the numerator:

4 × 2 = 8 (this gives 2/9 of 36)

**Example 3**

Work out 4/5 of 60.

First of all divide 60 by the denominator:

60 ÷ 5 = 12 (this gives 1/5 of 60)

Now multiply this answer by the numerator:

12 × 4 = 48 (this gives 4/5 of 60)

**Example 4**

Work out 5/11 of 77.

First of all divide 77 by the denominator:

77 ÷ 11 = 7 (this gives 1/11 of 77)

Now multiply this answer by the numerator:

7 × 5 = 35 (this gives 5/11 of 77)

**Example 5 **

A fuel tank holds 14 gallons of fuel when full. If the tank has 3/7 of fuel left in the tank, work out how many gallons of fuel are left.

Here you need to calculate 3/7 of 14 gallons

First of all divide 14 by the denominator:

14 ÷ 7 = 2 (this gives 1/7 of 14)

Now multiply this answer by the numerator:

2 × 3 = 6 (this gives 3/7 of 14)

So there are 6 gallons of fuel left in the tank.

## Questions & Answers

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What part of 5 3/5 is 7/10?

You will need to divide 7/10 by 5 3/5.

Convert 5 3/5 into an improper fraction which is 28/5

Now work out 7/10 divide by 28/5 which is the same as 7/10 times.

The answer is 1/8.

Helpful 55What is 1/7 of 3.50?

Just divide 3.50 by 7 as 1/7 means divide by 7. This will give an anwer of 0.5.

Helpful 36What is the product of 3/9 and 5/8?

Just multiply the fractions to work out the product.

3/9 times 5/8 is 15/72 or 5/24.

Helpful 1How do I work out 3% of 8,500,000?

First work out 1% of 8.5 million by dividing 8.5 million by 100 to give 85,000.

Now multiply 85,000 by 3 to give 255,000.

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What is 1 1/2 x 63?

On this one its probably best to convert 1 1/2 to a decimal which is 1.5

Now work out 1.5 times 63 which is 94.5.

Helpful 1What is two tenths of twenty?

One tenth of twenty is 2, and 2 times 2 is 4.

Helpful 2What is 7/8 of 48kg?

Follow the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

48 divided by 8 is 6, and 6 multiplied by 7 is 42.

So the answer is 42kg.

Helpful 336 is 3/8 of what number?

The rule divide by the bottom and times by the top must be applied in reverse, as the number in the question is needed.

First divided 36 by 3 to give 12, and then multiply 12 by 8 to give 96.

Helpful 3What is 37.5% of 72?

1% is 72 divided by 100 which is 0.72.

Now multiply 0.72 by 37.5 to give 27.

What is the 1/3 of 6000?

Just divide 6000 by 3 to find one-third of any number.

This will give you 2000.

Helpful 2What is 3/4 of 48?

Use the rule in the artice "divide by the bottom, and times by the top".

48 divided by 4 is 12, and 12 multiplied by 3 is 36.

Helpful 2Orla spent one-quarter of her money on a t-shirt, and 3 eighths on a jumper. What fraction of her money had she left?

She spent 5/8 on clothes if you add the two fractions together, so 3/8 are left over.

Helpful 4What is 1\7 of 28?

Just divide 28 by 7 to give 4.

Helpful 1Can you work out 3/12 of 48?

Follow the rule divide by the denominator and multiply by the numerator.

48 divided by 12 gives 4, and 4 multiplied 3 gives 12.

Helpful 660 is 3/8 of what number?

Use the rule in the article in reverse.

Divide 60 by 3 to give 20, and now multiply 20 by 8 to give 160.

Helpful 3What is 7/14 of 14?

7/14 can be simplified to 1/2, so you just need to work out 1/2 of 14 which is 7.

Helpful 1What is 3/4 of 36?

1/4 is 9, and 3/4 is 27 (36 divided by 4 times 3).

Helpful 2What is 4/5 of 200?

Follow the rule divide by the bottom number and times by the top number.

200 divided by 5 is 40, and 40 times 4 is 160.

Helpful 3What is 4/7 of 14?

Follow the rule, "divide by the bottom and times by the top".

So 14 divided by 7 = 2, and 2 multiplied by 4 = 8.

Helpful 14What is 5/7 of 35?

Follow the rule divide by the bottom, and times by the top.

35 divided by 7 gives 5, and 5 multiplied by 5 gives 25.

Helpful 3What is 48 minus 3/4 ?

Change 3/4 to a decimal to give 0.75.

Now work out 48 minus 0.75 to give 47.25.

Helpful 1How many eighths in 1 and 5/8?

There are 8/8 in a whole one, so altogether there will be 13 eighths.

What is 1/9 of 96?

To work out one ninth of a number divide the number by 9.

So 96 divided by 9 gives 10.7 (rounded to 1 decimal place).

Helpful 16What is 4/7 more than 63?

You need to use the rule "divide by the bottom and times by the top". 63 divided by 7 = 9, and 9 multiplied by 4 is 36. Finally add the 36 on to the 63 to give 99.

Helpful 14What is 1/8 of 6?

To find 1/8 divide the number by 8.

6 divided by 8 gives 0.75.

Helpful 11What is 5/7 of 100?

Divide 100 by 7 to get 14.28. 14.28 multiplied by 5 is 71.4, rounded to 1 decimal place.

Helpful 9What is 1/5 of 7?

1/5 of a number can be found by dividing the number of 5.

Therefore, 7 divided by 5 gives 1.4

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How do you figure out what is 5/8 of 4/5?

You can still use the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top even if your amount is a fraction.

Divide 4/5 by 8 to give 1/10, now multiply 1/10 by 5 to give 1/2.

Helpful 7If 1/9 is 49 what is the number?

Just multiply 49 by 9 to give 441.

Helpful 7What is 1/8 of 14?

1/8 of a number can be found by dividing the number by 8.

So 14 divided by 8 gives 1.75.

Helpful 78% of 60 is 1/5 of what number?

First work out 8% of 60 which is 4.8.

So one fifth of something is 4.8.

Since 1/5 means divide by 5, multiply 4.8 by 5 to find the missing number.

The asnwer will be 24.

Helpful 7What is 5/8 of 40 ?

40 divided by 8 is 5, and 5 multiplied by 5 is 25.

Helpful 7What is 4/5 of 30?

First work out 1/5 of the number by dividing by 5, so 30 divided by 5 is 6.

Now work out 4/5 by mutiplying the answer by 4, so 6 multiplied by 4 gives 24.

Helpful 6What is 4/11 of 66?

Use the method divide by the bottom and times by the top.

66 divided by 11 is 6, and 6 times 4 is 24.

Helpful 6What is 3/6 of 248?

Its probably easier to cancel 3/6 down to 1/2, so you need to work out one half of 248.

So 248 divided by 2 gives 124.

Helpful 6What is 1/5 of 8?

To work out 1/5 divide the number by 5.

8 divided by 5 is 1.6.

Helpful 62/3 of a number is 24. What is 5/9 of the number?

First divide 24 by to to give 12, and multiply 12 by 3 to give 36.

Now find 5/9 of 36, by dividing 36 by 9 to give 4, and multiplying 4 by 5 to give 20.

Helpful 6What is 6/8 of 40?

40 divided by 8 is 5, and 5 multiplied by 6 is 30.

Helpful 6What is 9/13 of 182?

Divide 182 by 13 to give 14, then multiply 14 by 9 to give 126.

Helpful 6How do you calculate 1/7 x 4?

4 can be written as a fraction as 4/1.

Now, multiply the two fractions together 1/7 times 4/1 = 4/7.

Helpful 6- Helpful 2
What is 5/9 out of 27?

This is working out a fraction of an amount, so apply the rule "divide by the bottom and times by the top".

So 27 divided by 9 is 3, and 3 multiplied by 5 is 15.

Helpful 5What is 1\5 x 4\5?

Just multiply the numerators and denominators together of both fractions to give 4/25.

Helpful 51/6 of what number is 11?

To find one sixth of something you divide by 6.

But since you have the answer already to the question, then multiply the 11 by 6 instead to give 66.

Helpful 5Is 3/14 less than 6/7?

Multiply the numerator and denominator of 6/7 to give 12/14, so 3/14 is less than 6/7.

Helpful 5What is 6/11 divided by 3?

First work out 3 divide by 11 to give 0.27..., and 0.27... multiplied by 6 gives 1.64 to 2 decimal places.

Helpful 53/4 of what number is 96?

You will need to apply the rule divide by top and multiply by the bottom.

96 divided by 3 is 32, and 32 times 4 is 128.

Helpful 5What is 1/7 0f 15000?

To work out 1/7 of a number divide the number by 7.

So 15000 divided by 7 gives 2142.86 rounded to decimal places.

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What is 4/5 of 12?

Follow the rule divide by the bottom and multiply by the top.

12 divided by 5 is 2.4, and 2.4 times 4 is 9.6.

Helpful 4What is 3/14 add 3/8?

First make common denominators so the two fractions can be added together.

Multipliy the first fraction by 4 to give 12/56, and the second fraction by 7 to give 21/56.

Now add these fractions together to give 33/56.

Helpful 4What is 7/10 - 2/3?

First make the denominators the same by putting 30 on the bottom of both fractions.

S0 7/10 = 21/30, and 2/3 = 20/30

Now 21/30 - 20/30 is 1/30.

Helpful 4Find the nth term of this sequence: 6, 9, 14, 21, 30, 41?

These numbers are 5 more than the square number sequence n^2 so the nth term is n^2 + 5.

Helpful 4What is 1/4 of 1640?

To find one quarter of a number divide the number by 4.

So 1640 divided by 4 is 410.

Helpful 4What is 3/8 of 128 ?

Use the rule "divide by the bottom and times by the top"

128 divided by 8 gives 16.

16 multiplied by 3 gives 48.

Helpful 4Can you tell me how do we get the answer to one ninth of a number is 6. What is the number?

Just multiply the 6 by 9 to give 54. So the number you are looking for is 54.

Helpful 4What is 3/5 of 60 and how do you calculate it?

Divide 60 by 5 to give 12, then multiply 12 by 3 to give 36.

Follow the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

Helpful 4What is 1 5/8 of 56?

Convert the mixed number to an improper fraction which is 13/8.

Now work out 13/8 of 56 by using the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

56 divided by 8 is 7, and 13 times 7 is 91.

Helpful 4What is 5/6 of 48?

First work out 48 divided by 6 which is 8.

Now multiply 8 by 5 to give a final answer of 40.

Helpful 4What is 1/4 of 5/6?

Just divide 1/4 by 5/6 to give 3/10.

Helpful 4What is 3/7 of 84?

84 divided by 7 is 12, and 12 multiplied by 3 is 36.

Helpful 4What is the quotient of 7÷2/3?

Write 7 as a fraction as 7/1.

So work out 7/1 divided by 2/3.

Use the rule keep, flip and change to give 21/2.

Helpful 4What is 5/8 of 3/4?

"Of" means "multiply", so multiply the two fractions together to give 15/32.

Helpful 124 is 3/5 of what number?

Divide 24 by 3 to give 8, and 8 times 5 is 40.

What is 6/7 of 35?

First, find 1/7 by dividing by 7 to give 5.

Now find 6/7 by multiplying this answer by 6 to give 30.

Helpful 3What is 5/6 of 66?

Follow the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

66 divided by 6 is 11, and 11 multiplied by 5 is 55.

Helpful 3If 2/9 of a number is 36, what’s the number?

Apply the divide by the top, and times by the bottom as you need the number in the question.

36 divided by 2 is 18, and 18 times 9 is 162.

Helpful 3What is 2/11 in decimal form?

Just work out 2 divided by 11 using your calculator or by short division to give 0.181818...

Helpful 3What is 5/4 of 7/5?

Its easier in this case to just multiply the fractions together to give 35/20 which simplifies to 7/4.

Helpful 37/10 of a number gives 630. What is the number?

You need to use the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top in reverse, as the number in the question is missing.

So instead divide by the top, and times by the bottom.

630 divided by 7 gives 90, and 90 multiplied by 10 gives 900.

Helpful 39 is 3/8 of what number ?

9 divided by 3 is 3, and 3 multiplied by 8 is 24.

Helpful 3What is 4/5 of 60?

60 divided by 5 is 12, and 12 times 4 is 48.

Helpful 3?/6 of 1.8=1.5

First of all divide 1.8 by 6 to give 0.3.

Now 0.3 multiplied by ? gives 1.5.

Find ? by dividing 1.5 by 0.3 to give an answer of 5.

Helpful 3What is 6 as a fraction of 15?

Put 6 on the numerator, and 15 on the denominator to give 6/15, which sipmplifies to 2/5.

Helpful 3What is 7/5 of 3.5?

The rule divide by the bottom and times by the top can still be used if the fraction is improper.

3.5 divided by 5 gives 0.7, and 0.7 multiplied by 7 gives 4.9.

Helpful 3What fraction is the equivalent of 6/18?

Just simplify the fraction to its lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 6 to give 1/3.

Helpful 3What is 5/6 of 11 ?

Divide 11 by 6 to give 1.83..., so multiply 1.83... by 5 to give 9.17 to 2 decimal places (or 55/6).

Helpful 3What is 1/5 of 65?

Just divide the number by 5 when working out one fifth of a number.

The answer will be 13.

Helpful 2What is 5/12 of 60?

60 divided by 12 is 5, and 5 times 5 is 25.

Helpful 3What is 5/7 of 84?

84 divided by 7 gives 12, and 12 mulplited by 5 gives 60.

Helpful 3What is 1/4 of 24?

A quarter can be found by halving the number twice.

Half of 24 is 12, and half of 12 is 6.

Helpful 3What is 2/3 of 11?

Apply the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

11 divided by 3 gives 11/3.

11/3 multiplied by 2 gives 22/3 which as a mixed number is 7 1/3.

Helpful 3what is 1 3/4 % of 1200?

Work out 1% of 1200 by dividing 1200 by 100 to give 12.

Now multiply 12 by 1.75 to give 21.

Helpful 3What is 4/5 of 420?

Apply the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

420 divided by 5 is 84, and 84 times 4 is 336.

Helpful 3Can you work out 5/6 of 84?

Fisrt work out 84 divided by 6 to give 14. Now multiply 14 by 5 to give 70.

Helpful 3What is 2/8 of 32?

Work out one eighth by dividing by 8 to give 4. Now multiply 4 by the 2 to give 8.

Alternatively, cancel 2/8 down to 1/4 and work out 1/4 of 32 to give 8 by dividing by 4.

Helpful 3What is 7/11 - 3/11?

The answer will be 4/11 (subtract the numerators and keep the denominator the same).

Helpful 3What is 1/8 x 14?

Write 14 as a fraction as 14/1. Now multiply the fractions together to give 14/8.

This can be simplified to 7/4 or 1.75.

Helpful 3What is 1/3 of 5.28 million?

To work out 1/3 you just need to divide your number by 3. So 5,280,000 divided by 3 is 1,760,000.

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If 2/7 of an amount is 40, what is the whole amount?

You need to use the rule divide by the top and times by the bottom, as you are after the original amount.

40 divided by 2 is 20, and 20 times 7 is 140.

Helpful 2How do you find 3/7 of 133?

First, divide 133 by the denominator of the fraction which is 7, to give 19, and then multiply 19 by the numerator (3), to get 57.

Helpful 2what is 3 7/8 of 9?

First of all convert 3 7/8 to an improper fraction which is 31/8.

Now apply the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

9 divided by 8 gives 1.125, and 1.125 multiplied by 31 gives 34.875.

Helpful 2What is 1/3 of 40,000?

To work out one third divide the number by 3.

40,000 divided by 3 gives 13,333.3 (to 1 decimal place)

Helpful 2What is 18.54 million divided by 2?

It might be easier to convert 18.52 million to an ordinary number first, 18.52 million = 18,520,000. Now carry out short division, or another method, to give an answer of 9,260,000.

Helpful 2How do l work out 1/8 of 125?

To work out one eigth of any number divide the number by 8. So 125 divided by 8 gives 15.625.

Helpful 2What is 3/4 of 96?

First divide by the denominator to give 24, now multiply 24 by the numerator to give 72.

Helpful 2What is 1/1 of 1?

The answer will be 1 too (1 divided by 1 is 1, and 1 times 1 is 1).

Helpful 24% of a number is what fraction of that number?

To answer this question convert 4% into a fraction and simplify.

4% means 4 out of 100 so the fraction is 4/100.

Now simplify 4/100 by dividing the numerator and denominator by 4.

This gives a final answer of 1/25.

Helpful 2What is 1/7 of 77?

To work out one-seventh of a number divide the number by 7.

So 77 divided by 7 is 11.

Helpful 2If 4/3 of a number is 1200, what is 3/4 of that number?

First divide 1200 by 4 to give 300. Now multiply 300 by 3 to give 900.

Now work out 3/4 of 900 by dividing by the bottom and multiplying by the top.

900 divided by 4 is 225, and 225 times 3 is 675.

Helpful 2What is 1/9 of 12?

To find 1/9 of a number divide the number by 9.

12 divided by 9 is 4/3 or 1.3 recurring.

Helpful 2What is 3/8 of 42?

42 divided by 8 is 5.25, and 5.25 times 3 is 15.75.

Follow the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

Helpful 2What is 3/7 of 28 ?

28 divided by 7 is 4, and 4 times 3 is 12.

Helpful 2What is 0.25 of 40?

First convert 0.25 to a fraction which is one quarter.

So you need to work out one quarter of 40.

Do this by dividing by 4, so the answer is 10.

Helpful 2What is 3/5 of 60?

60 divided by 5 is 12, and 12 multiplied by 3 gives 36.

Helpful 2Seven-eighths of a number is 49. What is the number?

Instead of following the rule "divide by the bottom and times by the top", do the inverse to this which is "divide by the top and times by the bottom".

So 49 divided by 7 is 7, and 7 multiplied 8 is 56.

Helpful 2What is 5/8 of 48?

48 divide by 8 is 6, and 6 multiplied by 5 is 30.

Helpful 27/8 of 144 is how much more than 96?

Follow the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

144 divided by 8 is 18, and 18 times 7 is 126.

Now work out the difference between 126 and 96 which is 30.

Helpful 220 is 4/7 of what number?

The rule will have to be done in reverse, so "divide by the top and times by bottom".

20 divided by 4 gives 5, and 7 multiplied by 5 gives 35.

The answer can be checked using the normal rule.

Helpful 2What is 1 1/2 x 60?

It's probably best to convert 1 1/2 to 1.5, and then work out 1.5 multiplied by 60 to give 90.

Helpful 24/7 of 48 is about?

First round 48 to the nearest multiple of 7 which is 49.

Now work out 4/7 of 49.

49 divided by 7 is 7, and 7 times 4 is 28.

So the answer will be about 28.

Helpful 2What is 5/9 of 72?

72 divided by 9 gives 8, and 8 multiplied by 5 gives 40.

Helpful 2What is 1/9 of 60?

To find one ninth of any number just divide by 9, so the answer is 6.7 rounded to 1 decimal place.

Helpful 2For what number is 27 3/4ths?

First, divide 27 by 3 to give 9, and then multiply 9 by 4 to give 36.

Helpful 2What is 2/9 of 42?

Divide 42 by 2 give 21, and then multiply 21 by 9 to give 189.

Helpful 2What is 1/8 of 48 bottles of water?

To work out 1/8 of any number divide the number by 8.

48 divided by 8 is 6.

So there are 6 bottles of water.

Helpful 2Can you work out 6/9 of 18?

18 divided by 9 is 2, and 2 times 6 is 12.

Follow the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

Helpful 2What is 3/4 of 60?

Use the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

60 divided by 4 is 15, and 15 multiplied by 3 is 45.

Helpful 2What is 4/7 of 91?

91 divided by 7 is 13, and 13 times 4 is 52.

Helpful 2What is 4/9 of 63L?

Use the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

63 divided by 9 gives 7, and 7 times by 4 gives 28L.

Helpful 2What is 2/3 of 6?

Follow the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

6 divided by 3 is 2, and 2 times 2 is 4.

Helpful 2What is 5/7 of 40?

You will need to work out 40 divided by 7, and then times the answer by 5.

This will give an answer of 28.6 rounded to 1 decimal place.

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What is 5/8 x 128?

This is the same as working out 5/8 of 128.

Do this by dividing by the bottom numbers, and multiplying by the top number.

So 128 divided by 8 is 16, 16 times 5 is 80.

Helpful 2What is 3/8 of 2/5?

This is the same as working out 3/8 multiplied by 2/5 as of means multiply.

So 3/8 times 2/5 is 6/40 or 3/20.

Helpful 2What is 1/7th of 1/14th?

Its easier just to multiply the fractions here, as the word of can also mean multiply.

1/7 multiplied by 1/14 is 1/98.

Helpful 2What is 5/6 of 90?

"Divide by the bottom and times by the top"

90 divided by 6 is 15, and 15 times 5 is 75.

Helpful 2What is 1/12 of 60?

Just divide 60 by 12 to give 5.

Helpful 21/7 of 7 =?

Just divide 7 by 7 to give 1.

Helpful 23/8 of number is 12, what is the number?

12 divided by 3 is 4, and 4 times 8 is 32.

Helpful 2What is 3/5 + 4/5?

Just add the numerators and keep the denominators the same to give 7/5, which can be converted to 1 2/5.

Helpful 2What is 3/8 of 24?

Follow the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

24 divided by 8 is 3, and 3 times 3 is 9.

Helpful 2What is 4/10 of 140?

Work out 140 divided by 10 to give 14, and then times 14 by 4 to give 56.

Helpful 2What number is 1/7 of 14?

To work out one seventh of any number divide by 7. So 14 divided by 7 is 2.

Helpful 2What is 1/3 of 72?

Divide 72 by 3 to give 24, as 1/3 means divide by 3.

Helpful 2What is 1/6 of 160?

Apply the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

160 divided by 6 is 26.7 rounded to 1 decimal place.

Helpful 2What is 1/4 of 320?

To find 1/4 of any number divide the number by 4 to give 80.

Helpful 2What is 1/4 of 80?

To find one quarter of a number divide by 4, so 80 divided by 4 is 20.

Helpful 2What is 2/9 x 45?

Times means of, so you need to work out 2/9 of 45.

45 divided by 9 is 5, and 5 times 2 is 10.

Helpful 2What about 1/3 of 8?

To work out 1/3 divide the number by 3, so 8/3 = 2.6 recurring.

Helpful 2What is 3/2 of 10?

10 divided by 2 is 5, and 5 times 3 is 15.

Helpful 2What is 5/7 times 4?

4 divided by 7 is 0.57... and 0.57 multiplied by 5 gives 2.86 rounded to 2 decimal places.

Helpful 2What fraction of 48 is 12?

Write 12 on the numerator of the fraction, and 48 on the denominator of the fraction.

Next cancel the fraction down by dividing the numerator and denominator by 12 to give 1/4.

Helpful 21/8 of a number is 4. What is the number?

Just multiply 4 by 8 to give 32.

What is 5/6 of 240?

Follow the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

240 divided by 6 is 40, and 40 times 5 is 200.

What is 7/11 of 14?

Follow the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

14 divided by 11 is 1.27..., and 1.27... multiplied by 7 gives 8.91 (rounded to 2dp)

Helpful 118 is 77%of what number?

You need to figure out 100%. So work out 1% by dividing 18 by 77, and multiply the answer by 100 to give 23.38 to 2 decimal places.

Helpful 1Mohammed got 5/6 of 240. How much money did he have?

Follow the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

240 divided by 6 gives 40, and 40 times 5 is 200.

So Mohammed got £200.

Helpful 1What is 1 1/4 of 96?

Convert 1 1/4 to an improper fraction to give 5/4.

Now work out 5/4 of 96.

96 divided by 4 is 24, and 24 times 5 is 120.

Helpful 1What is 5/11 of £176?

First, work out 1/11 by dividing 176 by 11 to give 16.

Now, multiply 16 by 5 to give 80.

Helpful 1How do I work out 1/8 of 5? (Because normally you would divide by the bottom and times by the top, but 8 doesn’t go into.)

Yes the method you are using is correct.

Work out 5 divided by 8 on a calculator or use a short division method.

The answer should be 0.625.

Helpful 1What is 2/5ths of 60?

Divide 60 by 5 to give 12, and 12 times by 2 is 24.

Helpful 1What is 1/4 of £15.10?

To work out 1/4 of any number divide the number by 4.

£15.10 divided by 4 is £3.775, or £3.78 to the neared penny.

Helpful 1What fraction of 67 cm is 50 1/4 cm?

Just divide 50.25 by 67 to give 0.75, and 0.75 as a fraction is 3/4.

Helpful 1What is 2/8 of 20?

Follow the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

20 divided by 8 is 2.5, and 2.5 multiplied by 2 is 5.

Helpful 1What is 3/4 of 24?

24 divided by 4 is 6, and 6 multiplied by 3 is 18.

Helpful 1What is 12/15 of 7?

First cancel 12/15 to 4/5.

Now work out 7 divided by 5 to give 1.4, and then 1.4 times 4 to give 5.6.

Helpful 1What is 2/8 of 40?

40 divided by 8 is 5. and 5 multiplied by 2 is 10.

Helpful 1What is 6/7 0f 42?

42 shared by 7 is 6, and 6 times 6 is 36.

Helpful 1What is 1/5th of 5/10 ?

Its easier just to multiply the fractions together as of means times (1/5 times 5/10 is 5/50).

5/50 can be simplified to 1/10.

Helpful 1What is 3/8 of 72?

72 divided by 8 is 9, and 9 times 3 is 27.

Helpful 1What is 2 1/2 + 4 2/3 + 1 5/6 ?

First convert them to improper fraction (5/2 + 14/3 + 11/6).

Now make a common denominator of 6 (15/6 + 28/6 + 11/6).

Next add them up to give 54/6 which is the same as 9.

Helpful 1What is 3/8 off 40?

First work out 3/8 of 40 by doing 40 divided by 8 to give 5, and 5 times 3 is 15.

Now subtract 15 from 40 to give 25.

Helpful 15/8 of a number is 30. What is the number?

You need to divide by the numerator and multiply by the denominator as you need the number in the question.

30 divided by 5 is 6, and 6 times 8 is 48.

Helpful 15/9 of 72?

72 divided by 9 is 8, and 8 times 5 is 40.

Helpful 111 is 1/8th of what number?

To find one eigth of a number divide by 8, but since the answer is given multiply by 8 instead.

11 multiplied by 8 is 88.

Helpful 1What is seven ninths of 36?

Apply the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

36 divided by 9 is 4, and 4 times 7 is 28.

Helpful 1What is 5/8 of 40?

40 divided by 8 is 5, and 5 multiplied by 5 is 25.

Helpful 1What is 3/7 of 14?

Use the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

14 divided by 7 is 2, and 2 multiplied by 3 is 6.

Helpful 14/5 of a number is 1280 how do you find the whole number?

First divide 1280 by 4 to give 320, and multiply 320 by 5 to give 1600.

Helpful 1What is 5/11 of 176?

176 divided by 11 is 16, and 16 times 5 is 80.

Helpful 12/5 of a number is 42, find the number?

You need to use the rule divide by the top and multiply by the bottom.

42 divided by 2 is 21, and 21 multiplied by 5 is 105.

Helpful 1What is 7/10 of 30?

Apply the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

30 divided by 10 is 3, and 3 times 7 is 21.

Helpful 12/5 of a number is 36.What is the number?

36 divided by 2 is 18, and 18 multiplied by 5 is 90.

Helpful 1What is 5/7 of 7?

7 divided by 7 is 1, and 1 times 5 is 5.

Helpful 1Two litres of juice is poured into 10 litres of water. What fraction of the drink is water?

10/12 of the drink will be water which simplifies to 5/6.

Helpful 1What is 6 1/2% of 840?

1% is 840 divided by 100 to give 8.4.

Next multiply 8.4 by 6.5 to give 54.6.

Helpful 11/3 of 90 equals 2/3 of what?

First work out 1/3 of 90 by dividing by 3 to give 30.

So 2/3 of something is 30.

To work this out divide 30 by 2 which is 15, and then times 15 by 3 to give 45.

Helpful 1What is 3/10 of 70?

Follow the rule divide by the bottom and times by the top.

70 divided by 10 is 7, and 7 times 3 is 21.

Helpful 1What is 1/8 of £499?

Just divide 499 by 8 to give 62.375.

Helpful 1What is 7/8 of 728?

Divide 728 by 8 to give 91, and then multiply 91 by 7 to give 637.

Helpful 1What is 5/12 of 72?

72 divided by 12 is 6, and 6 times 5 is 30.

Helpful 1What is three eighths of 4.8?

4.8 divided by 8 is 0.6, and 0.6 times 3 is 1.8.

8 is 4/5 of a number, what is the number?

You need to follow the rule divide by the top, and multiply by the bottom.

8 divided by 4 is 2, and 2 times 5 is 10.

So the number is 10.

What is 1/5 of 240?

To work out 1/5 of any number divide the number by 5.

So 240 divided by 5 is 48.

3/8 of something is 9, what is the number?

First divide 9 by 3 (the numerator) to give 3.

Next multiply 3 by 8 (the denominator) to give 24.

So the number is 24.

You can check the answer by working out 3/8 of 24.

What is the half of 1/4 of 2/9 of 3/7 of 84?

Start at the end, 3/7 of 84 is 36.

Then 2/9 of 36 is 8.

Then 1/4 of 8 is 2.

Finally 1/2 of 2 is 1.

What is 2/3 of 7?

7 divided by 3 is 2.333... and 2.333 times 2 is 4.666... (or 4.7 to 1 decimal place).

What is 1/14 of 70?

Just divide 70 by 14 to give 5.

What is 3/5 of 155?

155 divided by 5 is 31, and 31 times 3 is 93.

There are 70 employees. 42 of the employees are nonsmokers. What fraction are nonsmokers? Give your answer in its simplest form.

Put 42 on the numerator and 70 on the denominator of the fraction to give 42/70.

Since 42 and 70 are both multiples of 7, divide 42 and 70 to give 6/10.

6 and 10 are both multiples of 2, so divide by 2 to give 3/5.

1/12 of 200?

To find one twelfth of any number just divide the number by 12.

200 divided by 12 is 16.7.

What is 6 1/4% of 40?

1% is 40 divide by 100 which is 0.4.

Now multiply 0.4 by 6.25 to give 2.5.

If 1/7 of a number is 20, what is the number?

To find the number multiply 20 by 7 to give 140.

What is 3\5 of 56?

Follow the method divide by the denominator and times by the numerator.

56 divided by 5 is 11.2, and 11.2 times 3 is 33.6

1.5 is 3/4 of what amount?

First divide 1.5 by 3 to give 0.5, and then 0.5 times 4 is 2 (apply the rule in the article byt in reverse).

I have read 27 pages of a book which is 3/8 of the whole book. How long is the book?.

Divide 27 by 3 to give 9, and multiply 9 by 8 to give 72.

So there are 72 pages in the whole book.

A tablet of medication consists of two substances in the ratio of 8 to 6. If the tablet contains 140 milligrams of medication how much of each substance is in the tablet?

Add 8 and 6 together to give 14.

Now divide 140 by 14 to give 10.

Now multiply 10 by 8 and 6 to give 80mg and 60mg.

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