ARTICLES

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 simpl...

www.reference.com/article/percentage-777017fb26e10fa

To determine the percentage of a number, divide the fraction of the amount by the whole amount, and multiply the result by 100. As AAA Math explains, to calculate what percentage 68 is of 87, divide 68 by 87; This equals...

www.reference.com/article/percentage-number-ee2b58dbb16ca407

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 ...

www.reference.com/article/percentage-two-numbers-a1929aa5ca8eda70

SIMILAR ARTICLES

The square root of 1,600 is 40. The square root of any number can be determined by plugging it into the equation x times x equals y. Thus, for 1,600, the formula is 40 times 40 equals 1,600.

www.reference.com/article/square-root-1600-33161e5be7d4b24a

To estimate numbers using compatible numbers, first round the numbers to even numbers close to them that allow them to be added, subtracted, multiplied or divided mentally. For example, Basic Mathematics presents the pro...