# what is 3.1 per cent of 273 thanks?

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- Jim MoorLv 72 months ago
3.1% (1/100%) = 0.031

The word 'of' usually means to multiply.

0.031 x 273 = 8.46300

Now round to 2 digits, since 3.1% only has 2>>> 8.5 <<<

Never answer a question with more digits than were given!

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- PuzzlingLv 72 months ago
To calculate percent, multiply the percent (as a decimal) times the number.

3.1% --> 0.031 (move the decimal two places to the right and remove the percent sign).

Multiply that by 273 to get the answer.

0.031 * 273 = 8.463

If that's an amount, you probably want to round to 2 decimal places.

Answer:

~8.46

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