How Do I Figure Out Percentages?

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A simple way of calculating percentages is to use the 3 step method: determine what 100% of amount =1% of amount = amount divided by 100? %of amount = amount divided by 100 times? % =.
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1. Define what you want your percentage to represent. For example, you may want to find out how many people responded their favorite color is blue in a survey. 2. Count the number
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if u get 3. 30 questions rite and you get 50 wrong u take the top numer times the bottem number to get your percentage. thirty is the top number and 50 is the bottem number.
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Equation for Percentages:part/whole equals percentage/100.Example: 36
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There is something called a Victimization Survey where they phone people and ask if they've been a victim of a certain crime in the past 6 months, year, etc. These numbers are higher
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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.
You can figure out percentages by dividing the given amount with the total amount or whole amount times 100 i.e. Percentage = (Given amount / Total amount) * 100. For example, if there are 5 apples in a fruit basket containing total of 20 fruits then percentage of apples = (5/20) * 100 = 25% meaning in this fruit basket with total of 20 fruits 25% are apples.
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