A simple way is to turn your percentage into a decimal (35% is 35 parts of 100,or the same as 0.35) then multiply 12.60 times 0.35 to get your result.

**Divide the number by 100.**You do this step to divide your number up in to 100 equal parts. When you do this step, you get 1% of the number.

**Next, multiply that answer by the percentage you're trying to find.**

Find 35% of 12.60:

1. Divide the number by 100 (to get 1% of that number):

12.60/100 = .126

2. Multiply that answer (.126) by the percentage you're trying to find (35) since you want to know 35%, not just 1%:

So the equation for your problem is this:

.126 X 35 = ?

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35% of $12.60 = .35*$12.60 = $4.4100 = $4.41

Percent means "per hundred" or /100.

35% = 35/100 = .35

"Of" means "times" in math. So "35% of 12.60" means ".35 times 12.60". We can carry the units of "dollars" through all of the operations without any problem.

Percent means "per hundred" or /100.

35% = 35/100 = .35

"Of" means "times" in math. So "35% of 12.60" means ".35 times 12.60". We can carry the units of "dollars" through all of the operations without any problem.