# 8 is what percent of 6?

A. 133
B. 140
C. 130
D. none of these

Solution:

Lets form an equation
8\ \ \ is\ \ \ what\ \ \ percent\ \ \ of\ \ \ 6

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8\ \ \ =\ \ \ \ \ \ x\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \frac{1}{100}\ \ \ \ \ \times\ \ \ \ \ 6

⇒\ \ 8\ =\ x.\ \frac{1}{100}\times6

⇒\ \ 8\ \times100\ =\ x\times6

⇒\ \ \frac{800}{6}\ =\ x

x\ =\ 133

Hence, 8 is 133 percent of 6.
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