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What's the formula for working out percentages again?

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Monkeytrousers Fri 03-Oct-08 11:28:59

I am a dumbo at maths.

I need to workout 5% of various numnbers - so if I wanted to work out 5% of £88 do I 5x88/100=£4.40??

LadyOfWaffle Fri 03-Oct-08 11:29:50

divide by 100, times by 5

Dropdeadfred Fri 03-Oct-08 11:31:35

MT - you are right
so is LOW

Monkeytrousers Fri 03-Oct-08 11:38:12

Cheers - I have how do I cope with all this as a single mum head on!

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