To find the percent of a number, you need to know what percentage you are looking for. Say you want to know how to leave a 20% tip on a meal that costs $5.00. Then take 5 and multiply
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Put it over 100!
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1. Divide the top number in the ratio by the bottom. For example, if the ratio is 5/3 then divide 5 by 3 and get 1.6667. 2. Multiply the result by 100. In the example, 1.6667*100
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Take off the % sign and replace it with /100. So in your case, 10% is 10/100 or 0.1. Going backwards, multiply the number by 100 and place a % sign after it. So, 0.1 x100 = 10%
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