# What Is 87 Percent of 80 + Solution With Free Steps

**The 87 percent of 80 is 69.6. This result is obtained when 80 is multiplied by the fraction 87/100 written in the decimal form of 0.87.Â **

These types of percentage calculations can be used in daily life as well. Think of a situation you have faced in your daily life. It can be a situation when you were unable to buy a watch you liked as it cost **Â£80** and you could not afford it. One day, you see the same watch at another store but **87 percent** of the price of the other watch. You can now buy the same watch for **Â£69.6 instead of $80**. The understanding of percentages helped you to calculate the difference in the prices of both watches and you **saved Â£10.4**.

All you need to understand is the concept of percentages and their application in real-life. The succeeding paragraphs show a detailed solution to percentage problems.

## What Is 87 Percent of 80?

**The 87 percent of 80 gives 69.6 as the answer. When 80 is multiplied by the fraction 87/100 the result comes out to be 69.6.**

The same answer can be achieved when 80 is multiplied by 0.87.

## How To Calculate 87 Percent of 80?

A step-by-step solution for determining the **87 percent of 80** is given below:

### Step 1

In mathematics, the 87 percent of 80 is expressed as:

**87 percent of 80 = 87% Ã— 80**

### Step 2

Divide 87 by 100 to represent the percentage symbol:

**87 percent of 80 = 87/100 Ã— 80**

### Step 3

After dividing 87 by 100 the solution becomes:

**87 percent of 80 = 0.87 Ã— 80**

### Step 4

The simplification of the equation gives the following equation:

**87 percent of 80 = 69.6**

Thus, the result of 87% of 80 is **69.6**.

### Step 5

These steps can further be used to solve many such percentage problems.

The **87 percent of 80** is shown in the figure below for easy understanding:

The total area of the pie chart is equivalent to 100%. The green part represents the leftover **13 percent of the area which equals 10.4**. The **orange part displays 87 percent of 80 **which is** 69.6**.

In percentage, 100 indicates entireness while all other numbers from one to hundred represent a part or portion of a given value.

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