How Do I Work Out the Percentage of a Number?


To work a percentage of a number, make a fraction of a 100 to the percentile number. For example to calculate 25% of 2000, it will be required to make a fraction of 25 out of 100 and the multiply it with 2000 to get the percentage of 25 in 2000.
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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.
To find the percentage of a number, you need to find the fraction of the number and multiply it by 100. A percentage is a numerator whose denominator is 100. Percentages are important because they make it easy to compare numbers.
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