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The percentage of a number is found by multiplying the percent value by the base to get the percent amount, according to the Monterey Institute of Technology and Education. The base is the whole number and the percentage is some portion of it.

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To find the percentage of two numbers, you must first determine which number needs to be divided by the other. Next, divide the two numbers together. Finally, multiply by 100 to convert the answer into a percentage. You may need a calculator to complete these steps.

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Percent simply means "out of 100." Instead of saying it "he made 54 out of 100 shots," it is easier to say "he shot 54 percent from the field." The percentage of any number may be calculated by following just a few simple steps.

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To add a percentage to a number, change the percentage to a decimal value, and add one to the value. Multiply the number by the result.

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In order to express a number as a percentage, one converts it from a mixed number or fraction to a decimal, moves the decimal point two places to the right and adds the percent sign. By definition, percentage is the rate per 100. Moving the decimal point is a shortcut f...

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To calculate the percentage between two numbers, determine the type of percentage needed. Then, subtract one number from the other, and divide it based on the type of percentage. Finally, multiply the answer by 100 to find the percentage.

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To find a percentage, divide the number of times something occurred by the total number of possible occurrences and then multiply by 100. If a player made nine of 10 shots, divide nine by 10 and get 0.9. Multiply 0.9 by 100 to get 90 percent.