Percentage

"Percentage" or "percent" means out of 100

 Mathematical sign of percentage is  %

Thus x per cent means x hundredths.

Now it will be written as   X%

 We can also define X% as a fraction. so, X% = X 100

Example

 15% = 15 100

Note: The numerator (15) of the fraction is called "rate per cent".

Operations of Percentage

To represent a percentage as a Fraction;

 1. Divide the percentage by 100 or multiply the fraction with 1 100 2. After this just remove the percentage sign (%).

Example:

 After converting 20% into fraction, the result will be 20 100

To represent a fraction as a percentage;

 1. Multiply the percentage with 100 2. After this we have to add the percentage (%) sign.

Example

 After converting 40 into fraction, the result will be 40% 100

To represents one number as a per cent of another;

Example

Question: What % of 16 is 24?

 16 X 100% = 150% 80

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