Percentage Calculator

Percentage is one of the various ways to express a number, ratio, or a fraction. In daily life, it is widely used to describe probability, grades, and much more. The symbol used to represent percentage is %. Assume that 10% corresponds to 0.01, 10%, \( \frac{10}{100} \), or ten hundredths.

What will be the result of y% of x?

Why do you even need Percent?

In pricing computations involving dollar amounts and interest buildup, percentages are frequently used. With price hikes, discounts, VAT with net and gross values, or with profit calculations, for instance, % calculations are used. Within the next few seconds, you will be able to calculate any percentage problem with our simple to use Percentage Calculator.

How to Multiply Percentages

Before multiplying a percentage by another %, both percentages must be converted into decimals or fractions.

1. Convert into Decimal

Decide if you wish to convert both percentages into decimals or fractions by taking the math problem. This example will demonstrate both conversions so that you can see it both ways.

Decimal numbers:

Convert the percentages into decimals if the math equation is \( 35\% × 32\% \).

\( 35\% = 0.35 \)

\( 32\% = 0.32 \)

Fractions:

Convert the percentages into fractions if the arithmetic problem is \( 35\% × 32\% \).

\(35\% = \dfrac{35}{100} = \dfrac{7}{20}\)

\(32\% = \dfrac{32}{100} = \dfrac{8}{25}\)

2. Substitute

Substitute the new numbers into the equation after converting the percentages to decimals or fractions.

For Decimal

\(0.35 ×0.32 = ?\)

For fractions

\( \dfrac{7}{20} × \dfrac{8}{25} = ?\)

3. Final Step

The final step is to perform the multiplication operation and combine the two numbers to produce the result. Remember to see if you can reduce the final solution if you’re using fractions.

Decimal conversion:

\(0.35 × 0.32 = 0.112\)

Fractions:

\( \dfrac{7}{20} × \dfrac{8}{25} = \dfrac{56}{500} = \dfrac{14}{125}\)

Examples

Example 1: A shopkeeper of women’s dresses is offering 40% off on his new dress which is worth $600, how much amount people can save with this discount offer?

\( = \dfrac{600 × 40}{100} \)

\( = \dfrac{24000}{100} \)

\( = 240 \)

People can save $240 which means for the dress worth $600, people need to pay $600 – $240 = $360.

FAQs

How much is a 20% discount?

Divide the original number by 10 before continuing.

  • Double the new number
  • Subtract the original number from your doubled number
  • You reduced the price by 20%! You should have $40 for $50.

What exactly is the multiplication chart 1-30?

The list of multiples from 1 to 30 can be found in the multiplication chart 1 – 30. You may easily study and practice the multiplication facts with the aid of multiplication tables 1 through 30.

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