# What is 10 percent of 48000?

#### Understand the Problem

The question is asking for 10 percent of 48000. To solve this, we can calculate it by multiplying 48000 by 0.10.

#### Answer

$4800$
##### Answer for screen readers

The answer is $4800$.

#### Steps to Solve

1. Identify the percentage to calculate

We need to calculate 10 percent, which can be expressed as a decimal.

$$10% = 0.10$$

1. Multiply the original amount by the percentage

To find 10 percent of 48000, multiply 48000 by 0.10.

$$48000 \times 0.10$$

1. Calculate the result

Now perform the multiplication.

$$48000 \times 0.10 = 4800$$

The answer is $4800$.

#### More Information

10 percent can be easily calculated by taking the original number and multiplying it by 0.10. In this case, 10 percent of 48000 resulted in 4800, which can also be interpreted as finding one-tenth of the amount.

#### Tips

• A common mistake is forgetting to convert the percentage into decimal form before performing the multiplication. Always remember that to convert a percentage (like 10%) into a decimal, divide by 100, which gives you 0.10.
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