# What is 2.5 percent of 78613 - step by step solution

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1. We assume, that the number 78613 is 100% - because it's the output value of the task.
2. We assume, that x is the value we are looking for.
3. If 78613 is 100%, so we can write it down as 78613=100%.
4. We know, that x is 2.5% of the output value, so we can write it down as x=2.5%.
5. Now we have two simple equations:
1) 78613=100%
2) x=2.5%
where left sides of both of them have the same units, and both right sides have the same units, so we can do something like that:
78613/x=100%/2.5%
6. Now we just have to solve the simple equation, and we will get the solution we are looking for.

7. Solution for what is 2.5% of 78613

78613/x=100/2.5
(78613/x)*x=(100/2.5)*x       - we multiply both sides of the equation by x
78613=40*x       - we divide both sides of the equation by (40) to get x
78613/40=x
1965.325=x
x=1965.325

now we have:
2.5% of 78613=1965.325