 ## January 12, 2012

### Calculating Percentages EasyC

Filed under: Calculations — Tags: — admin @ 6:50 pm
When you want to go about calculating percentages simply read below and you will understand how simple it is to do.
Percent simply means ‘per hundred’. The symbol 50% is read ‘fifty percent’ and simply means 50 out of 100. It is useful to be able to understand that a percent/percentage can be converted to a fraction and a decimal. 50% also mean 50/100 which can be reduced to 1/2 and 0.50 when written as a decimal
To change a fraction into a decimal or a percent:

If you want to learn how calculating percentages can help you easily then simply read below and you will understand how simple it is to do successfully.

First you need to learn what percentage simply means. Percent means ‘per hundred’. The symbol 50% is read ‘fifty percent’ and simply means 50 out of 100. It is useful to be able to understand that a percent/percentage can be converted to a fraction and a decimal. 50% also mean 50/100 which can be reduced to 1/2 and 0.50 when written as a decimal. When your percentages calculating this can easily get messed up.