# What Is 40 Percent of 60 + Solution With Free Steps?

**40 percent of 60 results in 24. The fraction 40/100 multiplied with 60 generates the solution 24. **

Such a calculation may be useful in many **real-world** problems. Consider the situation where you would like to buy **your favorite bat** from your **local store** but are unable to do so because of the price. Let’s say the bat cost **40 USD** when you saw it. The shop unexpectedly announces a **40%** discount. It becomes much simpler to decide whether or not to buy the item once you realize that **40% of 60 equals 24**. You must first determine the value of the remaining **40% of 60** in order to determine an estimate of the **new selling price**.

The **solution** to **40 percent of 60** that **results** **24** is the **focus** of this **article**.

**What is ****40 percent of ****60?**

**40% of 60 equals 24. The product of 40/100 and 60 returns 24.**

The problem** 40 percent of 60** is also solved by replacing **40%** with **40/100** and then multiplying **40/100** with **60** to get **24**. In this way **40 percent of 24** generates the same **24** value.

**How To Calculate ****40% of ****60?**

To calculate **40 percent of 60, **there are **intermediate** forms of 40% x 60, 40/100 x 60 and 40 x 60 / 100 **explained below**.

Given that:

**Step 1**

Writing **40 percent of 60**** **in mathematical form:

**40 percent of 60 = 40% x 60**

**Step 2**

Substitute the **%** symbol in **40% x 60**** **with the fraction **1/100:**

**40 percent of 60 = ( 40 x 1/100 ) x 60**

### Step 3

**Rearranging** the ** ( 40 x 1/100 ) x 60****:**

**40 percent of 60 = ( 40 x 60 ) / 100**

### Step 4

Multiplying **40 with 60:**

**40 percent of 60 = ( 2400 ) / 100**

### Step 5

Dividing **2400 by 100:**

**40 percent of 60 = 24**

Therefore, the **40 percent of 60**** ****is equivalent to 24.**

We can visualize that **40 percent of 60** is equal to **24 **by using the following pie chart.

Figure 1: **40 percent of 60**

As shown in **40 percent of 60**** Chart**, 100 percent of 60 is represented by the **complete pie.** The **40 percent of 60** with **absolute value** of **24** is shown in the **blue portion.** The **60 percent of 60** with **absolute value** of **36** is shown in the **yellow portion****.**

**Percentages** are a **vital** concept in mathematics as in there role for **comparisons** among different **quantities** through use of **unified scale** ranging from **zero** to one **hundred.**

*All the Images/Mathematical drawings are created with GeoGebra.*