Calculation of percentage is an interesting part in the world of mathematics and obvious in every math classes.

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## Find the percentage

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To find the percentage of a number you start by dividing the first number with the second/whole number. Then you multiply the total by 100.

**First number / Second number * 100 = (x) %**

Annie lost 4 bottles of Coca Cola from a crate with a total of 24 bottles. What percentage of Coca Cola bottles were lost from the crate?

**4 / 20 * 100 = 16,66 %**

Eddie won 2 million dollars on a lottery. He had to give away 50.000 dollars of the prize. What percentage of the lottery prize did he have to give away?

**50 000 / 2 000 000 * 100 = 2,5 %**

Jamie bought 30 apples on the fruit market, and found out that 3 of them were rotten inside. What percentage of the apples were rotten?

**3 / 30 * 100 = 10 %**

## Find the percentage change

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To find the percentage change you start by multiplying the whole number with the percantage change. Then you divide the total by 100.

**Percentage change (%) * The whole number / 100 = (x)**

Jessie found a pair of jeans on sale that previously cost 100 dollars. The pair of jeans is reduced by 30 %. How much does Jessie save?

**100 * 30 % / 100 = 30 dollars**

The prices on coffee increases with 5 % due to lack of suppliers. A bag of coffee previously costed 3.99 dollars. What is the new price?

**3.99 * 5 % / 100 = 0,1995**

**3.99 + 0,1995 = 4,1895 ≈ 4.19 dollars**

A new batch of chocolate bars contains 15 % less sugar than the old batch. Each chocolate bar previously contained 23 grams of sugar. What is the amount of sugar in the new bars?

**23 * 15 / 100 = 3,45**

**23 - 3,45 = 19,55 grams**

## Find the whole number

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To find the entire number you start by dividing the part of the whole number with the percentage. Then you multiply the total by 100.

**Part of the number / Percentage (%) * 100 = (x)**

30 % of the students in Mike's class is vaccinated against swine flu. This adds up to a total of 15 students. How many students are in Mike's class?

**15 / 30 % * 100 = 50 students**

A text book about biology has a 25 % discount, which means a decline in price of 12 dollars. What was the original price?

**12 / 25 % * 100 = 48 dollars**

7 % of the flights from an airport goes to New York. This adds up to a total of 49 flights per week. How many flights goes from this airport each day in total?

**49 / 7 % * 100 = 700**

**700 / 7 = 100 flights**

## Percentage increase

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**Calculation of percentage increase:**

**New number - original number = difference( Difference / original number ) * 100 = Increase in percentage (%)**

To find the increase in percentage between two numbers, we start by subtracting the old/original number from the new number. This calculation gives us the difference between the two numbers.

We then devide the difference with the original number and multiply the total with 100 in order to find the increase in percentage.

The price on a basic car insurance increases from $500 to $525. What is the increase in percentage?

**$525 - $500 = $25**

**( 25 / 500 ) x 100 = 5 %**

The price on car insurance increases with 5 %.

A city's population increases from 65 000 to 75 000 over a ten-year period. What is the increase in percentage?

**75 000 - 65 000 = 10 000**

**(10 000 / 65 000) x 100 = 15,38 %**

The city's population increases with 15,38 %.

You start to invest part's of your savings in the stock market. After a five-year period with extreme luck, you have increased your portfolio from $27 000 to $105 000. What is the increase in percentage?

**$105 000 - $27 000 = $78 000**

**(78 000 / 27 000) x 100 = 288,89 %**

## Percentage decrease

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**Calculation of percentage decrease:**

**Original number - new number = difference( Difference / original number ) * 100 = Decrease in percentage (%)**

To find the decrease in percentage between two numbers, we start by subtracting the new number from the old/original number. This calculation gives us the difference between the two numbers.

We then divide the difference with the original number and multiply the total with 100 in order to find the decrease in percentage.

Jessie's car drops in value from $32 000 to $25 000. What is the decrease in percentage?

**$32 000 - $25 000 = $7000**

**(7 000 / 32 000) * 100 = 21,88 %**

Jessie's car decreases 21,88 % in value.

You invest $100 000 in a medical company. The company suffers from bad test results and lack of income, which gives you an insane loss. The value of your portfolio is now $54 000. What is the descrease in your portfolio, measured in percentage?

**$100 000 - $54 000 = $46 000**

**(46 000 / 100 000) * 100 = 46 %**

Your portfolio suffers from a 46 % decrease in value.

A school's yearly number of law students decreases from 1200 to 1150 from one year to another, due to termination of teacher's in order to save money. What is the decrease in law students measured in percentage?

**1200 - 1150 = 50**

**(50 / 1200) * 100 = 4,17 %**

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## FAQs

### What is the percentage calculator trick? ›

It's simple: **x% of y = y% of x**. Stephens explains, “So, for example, if you needed to work out 4% of 75 in your head, just flip it and and do 75% of 4, which is easier.” If you haven't already worked it out, the answer is 3, and the easy trick can be applied to any set of numbers.

**How do you calculate percentage with answers? ›**

To determine the percentage, we have to **divide the value by the total value and then multiply the resultant by 100**.

**How do I find out what 100% of a number is? ›**

The strategy here is to **see how many times the "percent number" (in this case, 25) goes into 100, and then count by that number until we reach 100-the whole thing**. Here, we're told that 25% of a number is 5. So, to find 100% of the number, we count by 25s up to 100: 25, 50, 75, 100.

**What percentage is 15 out of 50 o 30 o 35 o 25 o 40? ›**

**30 percent** of 50 is equal to 15.

**What is the 1 percent trick? ›**

Let's quickly look at why the 1% Trick works by taking 1% of 250 long-hand. Begin by rewriting 1 percent as 1/100 and performing the multiplication. Whenever we divide by 100, we move the decimal point two places left. Therefore, you can always move the decimal point two places left to find 1 percent.

**What is 30 out of 100 as a percentage? ›**

Solution: 30/100 as a percent is **30%**

**How many percent is 7 out of 11? ›**

Re-writing this as a percentage, we can see that 7/11 as a percentage is 63.636%.

**What is 35% out of 50? ›**

Solution: 35/50 as a percent is **70%**

**What is 11 out of 15 as a percentage? ›**

Solution: 11/15 as a percent is **73.333%**

**What is 10 of 20 of 25 of 100? ›**

Final Answer: A) **0.5**. What is 10% of 20% of 25% of 100?

### What is 30 percent out of 80? ›

Answer: 30% of 80 is **24**.

**What percent is 5 out of 40 questions? ›**

A score of 5 out of 40 on a test, assignment or class is a **13.5%** percentage grade.

**How many percent of 12 is 3? ›**

Hence, 3 is **25%** of 12.

**How do you work out 12% of 150? ›**

The result of 12 percent of 150 is 18. This result may be obtained by **multiplying the component 0.12 by 150**. The solution to the question “12% of 150” may be found by multiplying 150 by a fraction of 12/100 and then reducing the result to a fractional number.

**How do you work out 25% of 70? ›**

The 25 percent of 70 is equal to 17.5. It can be easily calculated by **dividing 25 by 100 and multiplying the answer with 70** to get 17.5.

**How do you work out 30% of 70? ›**

This can be done by **dividing 70 by 10 (the denominator)which gives us the number 7 (70/10= 7)and multiplying by 3 (the numerator) which gives us 21 (7*3 = 21)**. So our final answer is 21; make sure to show all your working out.

**What is 30% of $1000? ›**

The 30 percent of 1000 is equal to the number **300**.

**What is 30% of 75 out of 100? ›**

The 30 percent of 75 is **22.5**.

The percentage can be understood with a simple explanation. Take 75, and divide it into 100 equal parts. The 30 parts from the total of 100 parts is called 30 percent, which is 22.5 in this example.

**How do you calculate 30% of 120? ›**

The 30 percent of 120 is equal to 36. It can be easily calculated by **dividing 30 by 100 and multiplying the answer with 120** to get 36.

**How do you find 15% of $60? ›**

The 15 percent of 60 is equal to 9. It can be easily calculated by **dividing 15 by 100 and multiplying the answer with 60 to get 9**.

### What number is 25% of 32? ›

25 percent of 32 is **8**.

**What is 8 out of 12 as a percentage? ›**

Solution: 8/12 as a percent is 66.667%

First, let's go over what a fraction represents.

**What is 18 as a percentage of 54? ›**

Solution: 18/54 as a percent is **33.333%**

**How much percent is 3 out of 11? ›**

Solution: 3/11 as a percent is **27.273%**

**How many percent is 150 out of 200? ›**

Percentage=(150200)×100=**75%** Q. Express 13 out of 20 in percentage form.

**Is 70 a passing grade? ›**

C - this is a grade that rests right in the middle. C is anywhere between 70% and 79% **D - this is still a passing grade**, and it's between 59% and 69% F - this is a failing grade.

**What is 12 out of 16 as a percentage? ›**

Solution: 12/16 as a percent is 75%

For instance, in the fraction 12/16, we could say that the value is 12 portions, out of a possible 16 portions to make up the whole.

**What is 9 out of 15 as a percentage? ›**

Solution: 9/15 as a percent is 60%

Re-writing this in fraction form, we see 50/100. Re-writing the result as a percentage, we can see that 9/15 as a percentage is 60%.

**What is 25 out of 30 as a percentage? ›**

Re-writing the result as a percentage, we can see that 25/30 as a percentage is **83.333%**.

**How do you find 100% of 100? ›**

Percentage Calculator: What is 100 percent of 100? **= 100**.

### How do you find 110 percent of a number? ›

100 percent (100%) = 100 parts per 100 = 100/100 = 1 (a portion equal to a whole) 110 percent (110%) = **110 parts per 100 = 110/100 = 1.1** (a portion greater than a whole)

**What is 80% out of 50? ›**

Answer: 80% of 50 is **40**.

**How many percent is 20 out of 200? ›**

Hence, 20 of 200 is **10 %**

**What is 25% out of 100? ›**

Answer: 25% of 100 is **25**.

**What percentage of 135 does 45 represent? ›**

=45135×100=**33.33 %**

**How much percent is 50 of 150? ›**

Country | Percentage | Grade |
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USA Std. | 33% | F |

USA Ext. | 33% | F |

Turkey | 33% | 1 |

Turkey (+/-) | 33% | F |

**How to calculate 10% of 100? ›**

Make the calculation. 100 / 10 = 10, or . **10 x 100 = 10**, so 10 is 10% of 100.