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**What Is 8 Percent of 150 + Solution With Free Steps**

**8 percent of 150 is 12. To obtain this answer, we multiply 0.08 by 150. **

Consider buying your favorite piece of clothing from your favorite store. Suppose the original price of the clothing was** 150 dollars**. An 8% discount is suddenly announced by a merchant. To determine the new selling price, you can calculate **8% of 150** and subtract that value from the original price. **8% of 50 is 12**, so you need to buy 138 dollars.

**What Is 8 Percent of 150?**

**8 percent of 150 is 12. To calculate this answer, we multiply 0.08 by 150.**

To arrive at the same conclusion, one can also multiply the **fraction 8/100** by the full number **150** to do the calculation. This would result in an **output of 12**, which is what was sought, or a result that is comparable.

**How to calculate 8 percent of 150?**

The value that equals **8% of 150** can be calculated by using the following mathematical steps in the correct order.

**Step 1**

The mathematical expression of **8% of 150** is:

**8 percent of 150 = 8% x 150**

**Step 2**

Substitute the **percentage** sign by 1/100 in the above equation:

**8 percent of 150 = ( 8 x 1/100 ) x 150**

**Step 3**

Changing the order of the (8 x 1/100) x 150 results in:

**8 percent of 150 = ( 8 x 150 ) / 100**

**Step 4**

Multiplying of **8 with 150:**

**8 percent of 150 = ( 1200 ) / 100**

**Step 5**

Dividing **1200 by 100:**

**8 percent of 150 = 12**

**8 percent of 150 equals 12**, according to the preceding formula.

By expressing the data in a visual style, the below pie chart will help us understand that **8% of 150** is comparable to **12**.

**Figure 1: The above pie chart shows 8 percent of 150.**

The portion of figure shown in **blue** above is** 8% of 150**, which is **12**. The **red** region represents** 92 percent of 150**, which is equivalent to **138**.

According to its definition, the **% scale** is a special scale in which all values of a given amount are converted to a scale running from **0 to one hundred**. When comparing different things, percentages are really helpful.

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