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# How do I find out what percentage one number is of another?

If you want to know what

**percent**A is of B, you simple divide A by B, then take that**number**and move the decimal place two spaces to the right. That's your**percentage**! To use the calculator, enter two**numbers**to calculate the**percentage**the first is of the second by clicking Calculate**Percentage**.Similarly, what is the percentage for 3 2?

Common Fractions with Decimal and Percent Equivalents

Fraction | Decimal | Percent |
---|---|---|

1/2 | 0.5 | 50% |

1/3 | 0.333… | 33.333…% |

2/3 | 0.666… | 66.666…% |

1/4 | 0.25 | 25% |

What is the percent of 3 5?

Convert 3/5 to a percentage. So to turn the denominator from a 5 to a 100, what do we have to multiply by? Well 5×20=100, so we can multiply the top and bottom of the fraction by 20: Now we have the answer:

**60 %**.1

## How do you find the whole from a percent?

Divide the

**percentage**amount by 100, or move the**number's**decimal point over two places to the left, to convert it to its decimal equivalent. Multiply the**whole number**amount by the decimal equivalent of the**percentage**. The result is the**percentage**portion amount.2

## What percentage is 12 out of 48?

e.g. 12 is what percent of 48? Answer:

The second calculator will compute the what number is a certain percentage of another.

**25%**The second calculator will compute the what number is a certain percentage of another.

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## What is the percentage of 48 out of 70?

48 of 70 can be wriiten as:

4870.

4870 × 100100 = 68.57100 =

If you are using a calculator, simply enter 48÷70×100 which will give you 68.57 as the answer.

4870.

4870 × 100100 = 68.57100 =

**68.57%**If you are using a calculator, simply enter 48÷70×100 which will give you 68.57 as the answer.

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## What is the percentage of 9 out of 72?

Example | ||
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Problem | What percent of 72 is 9? | |

_{Divide} _{9} _{by} _{72} _{to} _{find} _{the} _{value} _{for} _{n}_{,} _{the} _{unknown}_{.} | ||

n = 0.125 n = 12.5% | Move the decimal point two places to the right to write the decimal as a percent. | |

Answer | 12.5% of 72 is 9. |

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## How do you work out what percentage one number is of another on Excel?

Enter the formula =C2/B2 in cell D2, and copy it down to as many rows as you need. Click the

**Percent**Style button (Home tab >**Number**group) to display the resulting decimal fractions as**percentages**. Remember to increase the**number**of decimal places if needed, as explained in**Percentage**tips.7

## What is the percentage of 12 and 3?

= 3 112 4×

=

Note that ×

**100%**=

**25%**Note that ×

**100%**is the same as ×1 which does not change the value of the fraction, only what it looks like, The % sign is not used in the calculation itself but is used in the answer.8

## How do you write a number as a percentage of another number?

Expressing One

**Quantity as a Percentage of Another Quantity**. To express one**quantity as a percentage of another**, make sure that both quantities are expressed in the same units.**Write**the given**quantity**as a fraction of the total and multiply it by 100%. Then simplify.9

## What is the percentage of 12 out of 20?

A percentage is a value given out of 100. Make the denominator 100.

1220×55=60100=

Change to a decimal to find hundredths.

1220×55=60100=

**60%**Change to a decimal to find hundredths.

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## What is the percentage of 150?

Convert the problem to an equation using the percentage formula: P% * X = Y.

P is

Convert

P is

**10%**, X is 150, so the equation is**10%*** 150 = Y.Convert

**10%**to a decimal by removing the percent sign and dividing by 100: 10/100 = 0.10.11

## How do you calculate the interest rate?

Divide your

**interest rate**by the number of payments you'll make in the year (**interest**rates are expressed annually). So, for example, if you're making monthly payments, divide by 12. 2. Multiply it by the balance of your loan, which for the first payment, will be your whole principal amount.12

## How do you express a number as a percentage of another number?

To

**express**one**number as a percentage of another**, form a fraction using these two**numbers**and multiply it by 100. Note that the**number**that is being**expressed**as a**percentage**is placed in the numerator of the fraction.13

## How do you find 12% of something?

To find 1% of

**something**(1/100 of**something**), divide by 100. Remember how to divide by 100 mentally: Just move the decimal point two places to the left. For example, 1% of 540 is 5.4.14

## What is the formula of percentage?

To get around this, you can calculate your numbers as

**percentages**first. For example, if you type the**formula**=10/100 in cell A2, Excel will display the result as 0.1. If you then format that decimal as a**percentage**, the number will be displayed as 10%, as you 'd expect.15

## How do you get a percentage of a number?

If your calculator does not have a

**percent**key and you want to add a**percentage**to a**number**multiply that**number**by 1 plus the**percentage**fraction. For example 25000+9% = 25000 x 1.09 = 27250. To subtract 9**percent**multiply the**number**by 1 minus the**percentage**fraction. Example: 25000 - 9% = 25000 x 0.91 = 22750.16

## How do I calculate percentage?

To

**calculate percentage**decrease: First: work out the difference (decrease) between the two numbers you are comparing. Then: divide the decrease by the original number and multiply the answer by 100. If your answer is a negative number then this is a**percentage**increase.17

## How do I work out a percentage on a calculator?

If your

**calculator**has a**percentage**button, the**calculation**is as follows: 40 x 25% = 10. If your**calculator**does not have a**percentage**button, you must first divide the**percentage**by 100: 25 ÷ 100 = 0.25. You can then multiply this answer by the whole to determine the part: 0.25 x 40 = 10.18

## How do you get 15 percent of something?

**15**% is 10% + 5% (or 0.15 = 0.1 + 0.05, dividing each

**percent**by 100). Thinking about it this way is useful for two reasons. First, it's easy to multiply any

**number**by 0.1; just move the decimal point left one digit. For example, 75.00 x 0.1 = 7.50, or 346.43 x 0.1 = 34.64 (close enough).

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## How do you make a percentage?

**Try another example to test your conversion skills.**

- Find your total calories. Here, it is 2000 + 1500, or 3500 calories.
- Create a fraction.
- Divide your total calories (3500) by the recommended amount of calories (2000).
- Multiply this number by 100 to get the percentage.
- You ate 175% of the recommended daily calories.