# Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-9 Percents - Lesson Check: 3

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#### Work Step by Step

In order to find a percentage of a number, we take the percentage and divide it by 100 to turn it into a decimal. We multiply this decimal by the original number to get the answer. Thus, we divide 35 by 100 to get .35. We multiply 80 by .35 to get an answer of 28.

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