How to Find the Percent of a Number?


A simple formula to remember for working out a percentage is (X/Y)*100%. So for example if you want to know what percentage 19 is out of 900 the equasion would be 19/300 = 0.063 x 100 = 6.3%
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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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