How many is 6 percent (6 %) of 300 people?
Here below are three different methods you can use to find the answer:
Percent means per hundred and you should be able to calculate 6 %:
100 
+ 
100 
+ 
100 
= 300 
6
of 100 
+ 
6
of 100 
+ 
6
of 100 
= 18
of 300 
You can also calculate how much one hundredths of 300 people are:
You divide 300 people by one hundred.
300 /100 = 3 people = 1 hundredth = 1 %
In order to calculate how much 6 % is, you multiply then the result by 6:
6 · 3 people = 18 people.
A third way is to write percent in decimal form and multiply by 300:
6 % = 6/100 = 0.06
0.06 · 300 = 18 people
