Solution for What is 10 percent of 85:

10 percent *85 =

(10:100)*85 =

(10*85):100 =

850:100 = 8.5

Now we have: 10 percent of 85 = 8.5

Question: What is 10 percent of 85?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 85.

Step 2: We represent the unknown value with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1 above,{85}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={10\%}.

Step 5: This results in a pair of simple equations:

{85}={100\%}(1).

{x}={10\%}(2).

Step 6: By dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and noting that both the RHS (right hand side) of both
equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{85}{x}=\frac{100\%}{10\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{85}=\frac{10}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {8.5}

Therefore, {10\%} of {85} is {8.5}

Solution for What is 85 percent of 10:

85 percent *10 =

(85:100)*10 =

(85*10):100 =

850:100 = 8.5

Now we have: 85 percent of 10 = 8.5

Question: What is 85 percent of 10?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 10.

Step 2: We represent the unknown value with {x}.

Step 3: From step 1 above,{10}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={85\%}.

Step 5: This results in a pair of simple equations:

{10}={100\%}(1).

{x}={85\%}(2).

Step 6: By dividing equation 1 by equation 2 and noting that both the RHS (right hand side) of both
equations have the same unit (%); we have

\frac{10}{x}=\frac{100\%}{85\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{10}=\frac{85}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {8.5}

Therefore, {85\%} of {10} is {8.5}