Percentage
A fraction with denominator 100 is called percentage and is denoted by the symbol %.
In our daily life, we see a lot of statements with numbers followed
by a symbol %. A number followed by % is called a percentage or percent. The
term percent comes from the Latin phrase per centum, meaning by the hundred.
Percentage is another way of expressing a part of a whole.
One hundred percent of a quantity is \(\frac{100}{100}\) of
it, for example if 40 students are enrolled in a class and all 40 are present
on a particular day, then 100% of the class is present.
The word percent means per hundred or for every hundred. Thus, Clara got 83 marks out of 100 means; she got 83 percent marks.
Conversely, when a student scored 67 percent marks that means; the student scored 67 marks out of 100.
The symbol of percent is %.
Thus, 15 percent will be written as 15%
7/100 means 7%.
Conversely, 9% means 9/100.
On the status bar of our computer 100% indicates that the
battery is fully charged. Let us illustrate this by assuming that a battery is
made up of 100 small cells and each cell of the battery is represented by an
equal part on a square sheet. The shaded region in the following figures shows
the percentage of charge in a battery.
So, we can say that percentage represents parts her hundred.
Percentage is a fraction with 100 as its denominator.
Thus, 7% means 7 out of 100 = \(\frac{7}{100}\)
85% means 85 out of 100 = \(\frac{85}{100}\)
For example:
(i) 20/100 = 20%
[It is read as 20 percent]
(ii) 15/100 = 15%
[It is read as 15 percent]
(iii) 5/100 = 5%
[It is read as 5 percent]
(iv) 71/100 = 71%
[It is read as 71 percent]
(v) 89/100 = 89%
[It is read as 89 percent]
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How to convert a decimal into percentage? We will follow the following steps for converting a decimal into a percentage: Step I: Obtain the number in decimal form. Step II: Multiply the number in decimal form by 100 and put percent sign (%)
To convert a fraction into a percent, we multiply the given fraction by 100 and add the percent symbol after the product. Let us consider how to change a fraction to a percent (i) 42/100 = 42% (ii) 73/100 = 73% (iii) 6/100 = 6%
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How to convert a given percentage into decimal? We will follow the following steps for converting a percentage into a decimal: Step I: Obtain the percentage which is to be converted into decimal Step II: Remove the percentage sign (%) and divide it by 100.
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