# What is 30% of $90? #### Understand the Problem The question is asking for the calculation of 30 percent of 90 dollars. To solve it, we will convert the percentage into a decimal and then multiply it by the dollar amount. #### Answer$27$##### Answer for screen readers$27$#### Steps to Solve 1. Convert the Percentage to a Decimal To convert 30 percent into a decimal, divide it by 100. $$0.30 = \frac{30}{100}$$ 1. Multiply by the Dollar Amount Now, multiply the decimal by the dollar amount of 90. $$0.30 \times 90 = 27$$ 1. Final Answer The final value represents 30 percent of 90 dollars.$27\$

Calculating percentages is a common task in finance, shopping, and various fields. Understanding how to convert percentages to decimals is fundamental for many calculations.

#### Tips

• Forgetting to convert the percentage to a decimal before multiplying can lead to incorrect results. Always remember to divide by 100 first.
• Misreading the percentage or dollar amount can also lead to errors. Double-check the figures to ensure accuracy.
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