How Do I Calculate A Percentage On A Calculator?

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Kathryn Wright Profile
Kathryn Wright answered


To calculate percentage on a calculator, first find 1% of the number, and multiply this by the percentage that you are trying to find.  Eg: To find 40% of 200; Divide 200 by 100 = 2 and multiply this by 40 = 80

Jaime Tavenner Profile
Jaime Tavenner answered
For instance ,to find say 35 percent of 70 ,you would enter 70 then the multiply key then enter 35 and then percent key giving the answer which is 24.5 %
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Anonymous commented
Wrong. For instance, to fine say 35% of 70, you would enter 70 then DIVIDE key then enter 35 and then the % key giving the answer which is 24.5%
Elyn Okumura Profile
Elyn Okumura answered
Example. 10 X 10% the 10% converts to .10 you always move the point two places to the left of the last number. So 10% of 10 is 1. If you need further explanation just ask me, or give me the problem.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
6000*20%
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Anonymous answered
Enter the number than press the multiplication sign then the percent you want to get then hit =..
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Anonymous answered
Percent = hundredths
Therefore:
20% = 20/100 = 0.20
0.2*6000 = 20% of 6000

What you call 0.2 is a change factor.
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Anonymous answered
Simply multiply or divide the number by the "other" number to determine whether or not your desired answered is of the percentage of or the number is that what percentage. E.g. What is 5% of 20? =1 opposed to what is the percentage of 1 that equals 20? = 5%
vinitkar  Tripathi Profile
If you have simple calculator which have not % operator then
percentage of given number=100*given number/Total number

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