Table of Contents

- 1 How do I find out what percentage a number is of another number?
- 2 What percent is 12 out of 48?
- 3 What percent of a number is another number excel?
- 4 How do you work out 20\% of a number?
- 5 How do you find the percent of a percent?
- 6 How do you calculate a percentage of a number?
- 7 What percent is 8 10?

## How do I find out what percentage a number is of another number?

Learning how to calculate the percentage of one number vs. another number is easy. If you want to know what percent A is of B, you simple divide A by B, then take that number and move the decimal place two spaces to the right. That’s your percentage!

### What percent is 12 out of 48?

25\%

12 is 25\% of 48.

#### What percent of a number is another number excel?

If you want to calculate a percentage of a number in Excel, simply multiply the percentage value by the number that you want the percentage of. For example, if you want to calculate 20\% of 500, multiply 20\% by 500. – which gives the result 100. Note that the \% operator tells Excel to divide the preceding number by 100.

**How do I work out the percentage of something?**

1. How to calculate percentage of a number. Use the percentage formula: P\% * X = Y

- Convert the problem to an equation using the percentage formula: P\% * X = Y.
- P is 10\%, X is 150, so the equation is 10\% * 150 = Y.
- Convert 10\% to a decimal by removing the percent sign and dividing by 100: 10/100 = 0.10.

**What percent is 32 out of 42?**

Now we can see that our fraction is 76.190476190476/100, which means that 32/42 as a percentage is 76.1905\%.

## How do you work out 20\% of a number?

As finding 10\% of a number means to divide by 10, it is common to think that to find 20\% of a number you should divide by 20 etc. Remember, to find 10\% of a number means dividing by 10 because 10 goes into 100 ten times. Therefore, to find 20\% of a number, divide by 5 because 20 goes into 100 five times.

### How do you find the percent of a percent?

To calculate a percentage of a percentage, convert both percentages to fractions of 100, or to decimals, and multiply them. For example, 50\% of 40\% is calculated; (50/100) x (40/100) = 0.50 x 0.40 = 0.20 = 20/100 = 20\%.

#### How do you calculate a percentage of a number?

Percentage is a number or ratio always expressed as a fraction of 100 and is denoted by the symbol \%. The simplest way to calculate percentage is to divide the given number as numerator by the relative total number as denominator and then multiplying the answer by 100 will gives the percentage.

**How to get 10 percent of a number?**

Convert the problem to an equation using the percentage formula: P\%*X = Y

**How do you determine percent?**

To determine a percentage, divide the actual number by the total possible number, and multiply the result by 100. For example, if four out of five doctors agree on something, enter the equation in a calculator as “4 ÷ 5 x 100.”. The result, 80, is the percentage.

## What percent is 8 10?

Results: The fraction 8/10 can be expressed as 80 percent. You can find this value by dividing the numerator by the denominator and multiplying the result by 100\%, so: 8/10 in percent = 8 ÷ 10 × 100\% = 0.8 × 100\% = 80\%.