# What is 6 of 20?

##### 1 Answer

6 of 20 is the same as

#### Explanation:

It all depends on the format you are after.

All of the sample is 20 and you have 6 of that sample

But this can be simplified. Notice that both 6 and 20 are even numbers so 2 is a 'common factor'

3 is a prime number so you have to stop there.

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Percentage is just another fraction. It is however, a special fraction in that the bottom number (denominator) is always fixed at 100

The percentage symbol % is a bit like a unit of measurement but one that is worth

Using the example of 30% we can write:

We have the fraction

So we need to change the 10 into 100

Write as

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