How Do I Calculate the Percentage of Something?

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To calculate the percentage of something you need to multiply it by the percentage divided by 100. For example, if you need to calculate 25% of y you multiply the number y by 25 / 100 (0.25.) So y * 0.25 = your answer.
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To find what percent of number y is number x, you should divide number x by number y. Then multiply your result by 100 and this will give you the percentage. Your formula should look like x/y * 100.
To find what number of x is a total of some percentage, you should divide the known percentage by 100 and multiply your result by number x. Your formula should look like y%/100 * x.
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