# What is 8.82 percent of 85 - step by step solution

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1. We assume, that the number 85 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 85 is 100%, so we can write it down as 85=100%.
4. We know, that x is 8.82% of the output value, so we can write it down as x=8.82%.
5. Now we have two simple equations:
1) 85=100%
2) x=8.82%
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:
85/x=100%/8.82%
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 8.82% of 85

85/x=100/8.82
(85/x)*x=(100/8.82)*x       - we multiply both sides of the equation by x
85=11.337868480726*x       - we divide both sides of the equation by (11.337868480726) to get x
85/11.337868480726=x
7.497=x
x=7.497

now we have:
8.82% of 85=7.497