How do you find 0.5% of 250?

Answer 1

#1.25#

1) Convert that percentage to either fraction or decimal: #0.5% = 0.005#
2) Simply multiply your result by the total number which in this case is 250: #0.005 xx 250 = 1.25#
3) Therefore #5% "of " 250 = 1.25.#

OR

The way I always try to do it (which can be a real challenge and you can do it even in your head if you practise a little) is:

I simply look at the total number, which is 250, and think

"what is 1% of that number?" (which is same as dividing by 100).

In this case it is #2.5# because # 250/100 = 2.5#
We know that the question is asking for #0.5% #and NOT #1%.#
It should be easy enough to know #0.5# is half of #1#. So you just divide the answer of #2.5 " by " 2#.
#2.5/2 = 1.25#

As you can see it is the same number as in the first method.

Word of caution: This method will get more difficult if the numbers aren't so easy and straight forward. So for example if it asked for 43% of 250, then I encourage you to follow the first method.

Hope this helped (c:

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Answer 2

To find 0.5% of 250, you multiply 0.5% (expressed as a decimal, 0.005) by 250. 0.005 * 250 = 1.25. So, 0.5% of 250 is 1.25.

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