#### Solution for What is 40 percent of 42:

40 percent *42 =

(40:100)*42 =

(40*42):100 =

1680:100 = 16.8

Now we have: 40 percent of 42 = 16.8

Question: What is 40 percent of 42?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 42.

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

Step 3: From step 1 above,{42}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={40\%}.

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

{42}={100\%}(1).

{x}={40\%}(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{42}{x}=\frac{100\%}{40\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{42}=\frac{40}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {16.8}

Therefore, {40\%} of {42} is {16.8}

#### Solution for What is 42 percent of 40:

42 percent *40 =

(42:100)*40 =

(42*40):100 =

1680:100 = 16.8

Now we have: 42 percent of 40 = 16.8

Question: What is 42 percent of 40?

Percentage solution with steps:

Step 1: Our output value is 40.

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

Step 3: From step 1 above,{40}={100\%}.

Step 4: Similarly, {x}={42\%}.

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

{40}={100\%}(1).

{x}={42\%}(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{40}{x}=\frac{100\%}{42\%}

Step 7: Again, the reciprocal of both sides gives

\frac{x}{40}=\frac{42}{100}

\Rightarrow{x} = {16.8}

Therefore, {42\%} of {40} is {16.8}

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