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What is the percentage?

A percent is a ratio whose second term is 100. Percent means parts per hundred. The word comes from the Latin phrase per centum, which means per hundred. In mathematics, we use the symbol % for percent or the abbreviation pct.
For example, 12% (read as 'twelve percent') is equal to 12/100, or 3/25, or 0.12.
Percentages are used to express how large or small one quantity is relative to another quantity.

Percentage in word problems:

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  • Profit gain
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  • Highway repair
    truck_6 The highway repair was planned for 15 days. However, it was reduced by 30%. How many days did the repair of the highway last?
  • Walking
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  • Seeds 2
    seed How many seeds germinated from 1000 pcs, when 23% no emergence?
  • Percents
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  • Summerjob
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  • Researchers
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  • Class
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  • New refrigerator
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  • The Chemistry test
    test The Chemistry test contained 8 questions, each with 3 points. Peter scored 21 points. How many percent did Peter write a test?
  • Auto-tuning
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  • Apples 2
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  • Energy saving
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  • Percentage 10
    trenky_1 52 shorts and missed 13. Calculate percentage
  • Reward
    metals Janko and Peter divided the reward from the brigade so that Peter got 5/8 of the reward. What percentage of Janko's reward got?
  • Christmas holidays
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