Calculating the percentage of a given number is a very common math problem to solve. In this article, we'll cover how to calculate the percent of a number with links to example calculations.
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There are two very simple steps we need to follow to find out the percentage of a number is. Let's say we want to work out 25% of 100. First, we divide the whole number by 100:
Next, we multiply that answer by the percentage we want to calculate:
So 25% of 100 is 25.
Practice Percentage Worksheets
Like most math problems, percentages is something that will get much easier for you the more you practice the problems and the more you practice, the more you understand.
Whether you are a student, a parent, or a teacher, you can create your own percentage worksheets using our percentages worksheet generator. This completely free tool will let you create completely randomized, differentiated, percentage problems to help you with your learning and understanding of percentages.
Practice Percentages of Numbers Using Examples
If you want to continue learning about how to calculate the percentage of a number, take a look at the random calculations in the sidebar to the right of this blog post.
We have listed some completely random percentage of a number examples that you can follow along with to help you work through a number of problems.
Each article will show you, step-by-step, how to work out the percentage of the given number and will help students to really learn and understand this process.