# How to find out what percentage one number is of another number?

Question asked by: cordia1982

Asked on: 20 May 2008

You divide the number in question by 100 and then multiply it by the number you wish to find the percentage of eg 25% of 34 first divide the34 by 100 to get 1% then simply multiply by 25 so your answer is 8.5

By: gearldine

Replied at: 01 Jun 2008

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Using your example, take the first number(347) and divide by second 489, then times by 100.
347/489 = 0.709 *100 = 70.9%.

By: penwiz

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*Date of comment: Sat, Jul 17th 2010*### Profile Picture

For example, what percent is 347 if the main 489 Okay this is easy first: 347x100%=34700 than 34700:489=70.96 % ((->that mean 347 is 70.96 percent of 489))

By: kosovar

*Date of comment: Sun, Feb 7th 2010*

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All you need to do is devide 347 by 489 then times by 100 or if you want a formula a/b *100. if 347 is a and 489 is b

By: stretchy

*Date of comment: Mon, Nov 2nd 2009*

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