# What is 50% of 36?

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#### Explanation:

"of", when working with percentages, means the same as multiplying.

Therefore:

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#### Explanation:

In the same way that inches, centimetres, miles and kilometres are unit of measurement so is % a unit of measurement. When you see % think of

Consequently

In the same way that 2 of something is the same as

But

So 50% of 36 is the same as