Percentage Sign and its Meaning


Percentage Symbol

Percentage sign in maths is used to indicate the percentage operation.

Percentage symbol is used to represent parts per 100. It is used to compare any number to 100 using division. Any number can be converted to percentage.


(4/20) * 100 = 20%

(50/100) * 100 = 50%

In the above examples, percentage is done using percentage symbol.

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