# A cinema seats 280 people. if 98 people are in the cinema, what percentage of the seats are filled?

**Solution:**

**Percentage is defined as a given part or amount in every hundred. **

**It is a fraction with 100 as the denominator and is represented by the symbol "%".**

Calculating percentage means to find the share of a whole, in terms of 100. There are two ways to find a percentage:

By using the unitary method.

By changing the denominator of the fraction to 100.

Let us proceed with the given problem:

Total number of cinema seats = 280

Number of cinema seats filled = 98

As a fraction it can be expressed as

= 98/280

**Fraction can be converted into percentage by multiplying it with 100**

= 98/280 × 100

= 9800/280

= 35%

**Therefore, the percentage of the seats filled is 35%.**

## A cinema seats 280 people. if 98 people are in the cinema, what percentage of the seats are filled?

**Summary:**

A cinema seats 280 people. if 98 people are in the cinema, the percentage of the seats filled is 35%.

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