# what is 30 percent of 16 + Solution with Free Steps

**30 percent of 16 is equal to 4.8. In short, the multiplication result of 0.3 by 16 will provide 4.8. **

This problem is applicable to **real-time** scenarios, for example, a customer buys **16** bananas from the store and later finds out that **30 percent** of the bananas are rotten which means that **30 percent of 16 bananas** are rotten. To know the exact amount of rotten bananas, the customer must know the answer of** 30 percent of 16 **is** 4.8**. Other than this example the answer of **30 percent of 16** is useful in many other practical **situations.**

The **technique** for estimating the percentage of a given **number** is explained in this article. We’ll **focus** on computing the **percentage** value of the** 30% of 16** with steps.

**What is 30**** percent of 16****?**

**The number 4.8 is equal to 30% of 16. Calculate the answer by multiplying the fraction 0.3 by the number 16.**

To calculate the exact answer, multiply the fraction **30/100** by **16.** The final solution will come out to be **4.8** on simplifying the equation.

**How To Calculate 30****% of 16****?**

The following **easy mathematical procedures** can help you find **30% of 16.**

**Step 1**

Write the above equation in mathematical form:

** 30 percent of 16 = 30% x 16**

**Step 2**

The **‘%’ symbol **denotes the fraction **1/100,** substituting the value of %:

**30 percent of 16 = ( 30 x 1/100 ) x 16**

**Step 3**

**Rearranging** the above equation gives:

**30 percent of 16 = ( 30 x 16 ) / 100**

**Step 4**

Multiplying** 30 with 16:**

**30 percent of 16 = ( 480 ) / 100**

**Step 5**

Dividing **480 by 100:**

**30 percent of 16 = 4.8**

Therefore, the **30 percent of 16**** is** **equivalent**** to 4.8**

To further analyze** 30 percent of 16,** have a look at the **figure** below.

In the **Pie Chart** shown above, the whole circle comprises **16** equal parts out of which the **orange slice** indicates **30% of it. **The orange slice is equal to **4.8**. The remaining **70%** is equal to **11.2 **as **16 – 4.8 = 11.2**. This is shown by the **green portion**.

Calculating percentages is a **straightforward** mathematical **procedure** to carry out. Occasionally, when there is the **necessity** to find the ratio or **portion** of an amount as a part of another quantity, you will **require** to describe it as a **percentage.**

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