# Shortcuts - Percentage Conversions

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• 1.

### What is 1% of 13?

• A.

1.3

• B.

.013

• C.

.13

• D.

13

C. .13
Explanation
The question asks for 1% of 13. To find this, we can multiply 13 by 1% (which is equivalent to dividing 13 by 100). When we do this calculation, we get 0.13. Therefore, the correct answer is .13.

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• 2.

### What is 1000% of 53.5?

• A.

53.5

• B.

107.0

• C.

5.35

• D.

535.0

D. 535.0
Explanation
To find 1000% of a number, we multiply the number by 10. Therefore, 1000% of 53.5 is 535.0.

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• 3.

### What is 20% of 200?

• A.

40

• B.

20

• C.

4

• D.

2

A. 40
Explanation
To find 20% of a number, you multiply the number by 0.2. In this case, 20% of 200 is calculated as 200 * 0.2 = 40. Therefore, the correct answer is 40.

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• 4.

### 10% of 5000 is 50.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement "10% of 5000 is 50" is false. To find 10% of a number, you multiply the number by 0.1. In this case, 10% of 5000 is 500, not 50.

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• 5.

### 10% of 5000 is 500

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement is true because when you calculate 10% of 5000, you multiply 5000 by 0.10, which equals 500. Therefore, 10% of 5000 is indeed 500.

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• 6.

### 20% of 5000 = 10% of 5000 + 10% of 5000 = 2 x (10% of 5000)

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The explanation for the given correct answer is that 20% of 5000 can be calculated by adding 10% of 5000 to another 10% of 5000. This is because 20% is equal to 10% + 10%. Another way to express this is by multiplying 10% of 5000 by 2, as 2 x (10% of 5000) is equal to 20% of 5000. Therefore, the statement is true.

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