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# What is 4 percent of 60 + Solution with Free Steps

**The number 2.4 is the result of 4% of 60. The factor 0.4 multiplied by 60 will provide this answer. **

This **question** is practically applicable in a way, for example, you **study** in high school and there are **60** students in your class, and after a final **exam,** the teacher tells you that **4%** of total students fail the exam which **means** the **4 percent of 60** fail the **exam.** You must know the answer of **4 percent of 60** in order to calculate the exact **number** of students that have failed the exam. Other than this example the **computation** of **4% of 60** is useful in many other **situations.**

The procedure for finding the **percentage of a given number** is explained in this article. We’ll focus on calculating the **percentage value of the 4% of 60**.

**What is 4 Percent of 60?**

**The number 2.4 is equal to the 4% of 60. Calculate the answer by multiplying the fraction 0.04 by the number 60.**

**Multiplying** 60 by a fraction of **4/100** and then reducing the result to a fractional number will result in the **answer** to the question **4% of 60**.

**How To Calculate 4 percent of 60?**

The easiest way to find out **4**** percent of 60 **is by employing fundamental mathematical **calculation.** The following steps must be observed for calculating the **4**** percent of 60**.

**Step 1**

Writing **4 percent of 60 **in mathematical form:

**4 percent of 60 = 4% x 60**

**Step 2**

Substitute the **%** symbol with the fraction **1/100:**

**4 percent of 60 = ( 4 x 1/100 ) x 60**

**Step 3**

**Rearranging** the above equation gives:

**12 percent of 2500 = ( 4 x 60 ) / 100**

**Step 4**

Multiplying** 4 with 60:**

**4 percent of 60 = ( 240 ) / 100**

**Step 5**

Dividing **240**** by 100:**

**4 percent of 60 = 2.4**

Therefore, the **4 percent of 60**** is equivalent to 2.4**

The graph shown below depicts **4**** percent of 60**.

In the Pie Chart shown above, the whole circle comprises **60** equal parts out of which the orange slice indicates **4%** of it. The orange slice is equal to **2.4**. The remaining **96%** is equal to **57.6** as **60 – 2.4** = **57.6**. This is shown by the green portion.

Therefore, **4**** percent of 60 is equivalent to 2.4**.

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