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What percent is 22 out of 40 ?
A.40
B.44
C.45
D.55

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Hint: To find the percent of x out of y , we can use the formula $\dfrac{x}{y}*100$. Using the formula and simplifying we get the required percentage.

Complete step-by-step answer:
To find the percent of x out of y , we can use the formula
$ \Rightarrow \dfrac{x}{y}*100$
Here we are asked to find the percent of 22 out of 40
Applying the above formula we get,
$
   \Rightarrow \dfrac{{22}}{{40}}*100 \\
   \Rightarrow 0.55*100 \\
   \Rightarrow 55\% \\
$
Hence 22 out of 40 is 55%

The correct option is D.

Note: Percentage is the result obtained by multiplying a quantity by a percent. So 10 percent of 50 apples is 5 apples i.e the 5 apples is the percentage.