Complete the following statement. Write your answer as a decimal or whole number.
____ % of $8 = $2
The part is 2.
The whole is 8.
Let n represent the percent.
Write a proportion and find the cross products to solve for n.

= 


8n 
= 
2 × 100 

8n 
= 
200 

8n ÷ 8 
= 
200 ÷ 8 

n 
= 
25 
25% of $8 is $2.
You could also find the answer by writing and solving an equation:
part 
= 
percentage of whole 

2 
= 

× 
8 


2 
= 


2 
= 



= 


25 
= 

25% of $8 is $2.