# What is 20 percent of 781000 - step by step solution

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1. We assume, that the number 781000 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 781000 is 100%, so we can write it down as 781000=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) 781000=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:
781000/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 781000

781000/x=100/20
(781000/x)*x=(100/20)*x       - we multiply both sides of the equation by x
781000=5*x       - we divide both sides of the equation by (5) to get x
781000/5=x
156200=x
x=156200

now we have:
20% of 781000=156200