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# What Is 10 percent of 60 + Solution with Free Steps

**In this computation, 6 equals 10% of 60; therefore, the solution to this problem is 60 multiplied by a ratio of 0.1. **

The solution to the **challenge** of calculating **10%** of **60** is a common one in the real world. Consider the circumstance of purchasing a **motorbike. Imagine** you were thinking of buying a **ninety-dollar** motorbike for your younger brother. Since the **seller** of the motorcycle already knows you so well, he offers you a **10%** discount. Since **10%** of **60** is **6**, it is easy to calculate that you would save **6 dollars** by purchasing the same motorbike for **54 dollars** rather than the original price of 60 dollars.

In **contrast** to buying a **motorbike,** there are **several** other instances in which you will be required to compute **10%** of **60.** The following section provides a detailed explanation of exactly how to compute **10%** of **60** for a wide range of reasons.

## What Is 1**0 percent of 60**?

**10% of 60 equals 6. This value can be determined by multiplying a fraction of 0.1 by 60.**

The **exact** answer can also be reached by **multiplying** a fraction **10/100** by the whole number **60.** The output would therefore be **6**.

## How To Calculate **10 percent of 60**?

The value **equivalent** to **10%** of **60** can be determined using the correct order of the following **mathematical** operations.

**Step 1**

The mathematical expression of **10%** of **60** is:

**10 percent of 60 = 10% x 60**

**Step 2**

Substitute **1/100** for the percent sign in the **previous** equation.

**10 percent of 60 = ( 10 x 1/100 ) x 60**

### Step 3

**Rearranging** the above equation will result in:

**10 percent of 60 = ( 10 x 60 ) / 100**

### Step 4

**Multiplication** of **10** by 90 will result in:

**10 percent of 60 = ( 600 ) / 100**

### Step 5

**900 divided** by **100** equals:

**10 percent of 60 = 6**

According to the **mathematics** presented above, ten percent of **ninety** is equal to **six.**

The following **pie chart,** which presents the information in a **visual format,** will assist us in comprehending how **10%** of **60** is equivalent to **6**, as shown.

Figure 1: Graph Showing **10 percent of 60**

**10%** of **60** is equivalent to 6, which is represented by the blue area on the graph. 90% percent of **60** which is equal to **54,** and the green portion of the pie chart represents that value.

The **%** scale is a **particular** scale that, based on its description, **transforms** any values of the provided quantity to a **scale** that ranges from **0 to 100**. Percentages are pretty **handy** for comparing different products.

*All the Mathematical drawings/images are created using GeoGebra.*