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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