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# What Is 30 percent of 400 + Solution With Free Steps

**120 is the number when 30% of 400 is calculated. In order to display 30 on the output screen, 30 is divided by 100 and the resulting fraction is multiplied by 400. **

Calculations like **30 percent of 400** are tremendously helpful when used to resolve problems in real life. Consider the situation in the real world when** you require a laptop** for your academic work but the one you want **costs 400 dollars**. You can’t afford this price. However, the laptop is now being sold for **30 percent less** after a few days. You can afford the new selling price of the laptop, which is **280 USD **since you know that **30 percent of 400 equals 120.** Many of these kinds of issues may be managed if percentages are understood.

In addition to the above **laptop example**, using percentages, you may **analyze your options** in a variety of ways. For clarity, here is a s**tep-by-step detail **of how to tackle percentage problems.

**What Is 30 percent of 400?**

**120 is equivalent to 30 percent of 400. This outcome is obtained by multiplying 400 by the 3/10, or 0.3, fraction.**

A result of **30 percent of 400**** **can be obtained when **30 is divided by 100** and the answer is multiplied by** 400**.

**How To Calculate 30 percent of 400?**

The **30 percent of 400** can be determined by following the below-given steps:

### Step 1

**30 percent of 400** is mathematically expressed as:

**30 percent of 400 = 30% × 400**

### Step 2

Multiply 20 by the fraction 1/100 in **30% × 400**:

**30 percent of 400 = 30/100 × 400**

### Step 3

After rearranging the equation **30/100 × 400** the solution becomes:

**30 percent of 400 = 30 × 400/100**

### Step 4

After simplifying the equation **30 × 400/100**** **further, you get:

**30 percent of 400 = 12000/100**

### Step 5

Dividing **12000 by 100** becomes:

**30 percent of 400 = 120**

Therefore the result is **120**.

### Step 6

This method helps to solve several percentage problems such as **30 percent of 400**.

The **30 percent of 400** can be easily understood by its depiction in the form of a **chart**.

Figure 1: The **30 percent of 400 **Pie Chart

The total area of the graph displays **100 percent of 400**. The **pink portion** shows that **30 percent of 400**** that is equal to 120**. The area filled with **yellow color** represents the remaining **70 percent of 400**** which equals 280**.

The **percentage** is any integer that represents **one hundredth of a number**, value, or quantity. Zero is the lowest and one hundred is the highest percentage.

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