# What is 20 percent of 1639.99 - step by step solution

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1. We assume, that the number 1639.99 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 1639.99 is 100%, so we can write it down as 1639.99=100%.
4. We know, that x is 20% of the output value, so we can write it down as x=20%.
5. Now we have two simple equations:
1) 1639.99=100%
2) x=20%
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:
1639.99/x=100%/20%
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 20% of 1639.99

1639.99/x=100/20
(1639.99/x)*x=(100/20)*x       - we multiply both sides of the equation by x
1639.99=5*x       - we divide both sides of the equation by (5) to get x
1639.99/5=x
327.998=x
x=327.998

now we have:
20% of 1639.99=327.998