1 percent of 100 would be 1. To get a percentage of a number you would multiple the number by the percent. 3 percent of 58 would be figured as 58 x .03 = 1.74 percent. Another example
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1. Familiarize yourself with how percentages work. Percentages are proportional representations of whole objects, numbers, prices or people. They are denoted by a " symbol and
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Percent ( means how many hundredths are there (cent" means 100 in Latin) Therefore 10% means 10/100, or ten hundredths and 25% means 25/100, or 25 hundredths. Thus to work out
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1. Decide which of the other numbers is the "whole amount" and which is the "partial amount" For example, a problem that says "8 is what percent of 32? indicates
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