# What Is 20 Percent of 50 + Solution With Free Steps?

**20 percent of 50 results in 10. The fraction 20/100 multiplied with 50 generates the solution 10. **

Such a **calculation** could be helpful in a variety of real-world scenarios. Consider wanting to buy your **favorite bike** from your favorite store, but it was out of your price range. Assume the bike’s initial purchase price was **50 dollars**. The **merchant** unexpectedly announces a **20% discount**. To determine the new selling price, you must **first determine** the value of the remaining **20% of 50** when you know that **20% of 50 equals 10**, deciding whether or not to buy the item becomes much more accessible.

The **solution** to **20 percent of 50** that **results** **10** is the **focus** of this **article**.

**What is ****20 percent of ****50?**

**20% of 50 equals 10. The product of 20/100 and 50 returns 10.**

The problem** 20 percent of 50** is also solved by replacing **20%** with **20/100** and then multiplying **20/100** with **50** to get **10**. In this way **20 percent of 10** generates the same **10** value.

**How To Calculate ****20% of ****50?**

To calculate **20 percent of 50, **there are **intermediate** forms of 20% x 50, 20/100 x 50 and 20 x 50 / 100 **explained below**.

Given that:

**Step 1**

Writing **20 percent of 50**** **in mathematical form:

**20 percent of 50 = 20% x 50**

**Step 2**

Substitute the **%** symbol in **20% x 50**** **with the fraction **1/100:**

**20 percent of 50 = ( 20 x 1/100 ) x 50**

### Step 3

**Rearranging** the ** ( 20 x 1/100 ) x 50****:**

**20 percent of 50 = ( 20 x 50 ) / 100**

### Step 4

Multiplying **20 with 50:**

**20 percent of 50 = ( 1000 ) / 100**

### Step 5

Dividing **1000 by 100:**

**20 percent of 50 = 10**

Therefore, the **20 percent of 50**** ****is equivalent to 10.**

We can visualize that **20 percent of 50** is equal to **10 **by using the following pie chart.

Figure 1: **20 percent of 50**

As shown in **20 percent of 50**** Chart**, 100 percent of 50 is represented by the **complete pie.** The **20 percent of 50** with **absolute value** of **10** is shown in the **dark orange portion.** The **50 percent of 50** with **absolute value** of **36** is shown in the **yellow**** portion****.**

**Percentage** is a **technique **in mathematics as in its worth for **gauging** different **values** through use of **recognizable**** scale** covering from **0** to **100.**

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