Percentage calculations come into play in many real-world situations, such as determining how much to tip in a restaurant and figuring out the discounted prices of clothing. Here's how to do these calculations. More »

To calculate percentage, divide the number that is to be expressed as a percentage by the total or whole. The resulting number is then multiplied by 100 to obtain the percentage. More »

A decimal number can be transformed into a percentage by multiplying it by 100. If the number is a fraction, it is first necessary to convert it into a decimal by dividing the numerator by the denominator. More »

Two-fifths is equivalent to 40 percent. Dividing the numerator, 2, by the denominator, 5, yields a decimal value of 0.40. Decimal values can be converted to percentages by multiplying by 100, which means that 0.40 is equ... More »

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 ... More » Math Fractions & Percentages

A percentage is subtracted from a number by calculating the percentage in relation to that number and then performing a basic subtraction function. For example, to calculate 200 minus 70 percent, a person must first know... More »

To convert a percentage to a ratio, write out the percentage number as a fraction, reduce the fraction to its simplest form and convert the new fraction to a ratio by replacing the slash mark with a colon. Converting a p... More »