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

To calculate the percentage of a specific number, you first convert the percentage number to a decimal.

This process is the reverse of what you did earlier.

You divide your percentage by 100.

So, 40% would be 40 divided by 100 or .40.

## How do I get a percentage from two numbers?

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! To use the calculator, enter two numbers to calculate the percentage the first is of the second by clicking Calculate Percentage.

## What percent of a number is another number?

The numerator is the percentage. So z/100=z%. Another way is to divide the numbers with long division. Once you get your answer, you multiply it by 100.

## How do you find a number when the percent is known?

Finding a Number When a Percent of it is Given –