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# Percentages

A percent is really a fraction with a denominator of 100. The percent symbol, % is another way of writing a denominator of 100.
In other words: $60%=\frac{60}{100}$ or $3%=\frac{3}{100}$.

Calculate the % of a given number.

Find the 85% of 20
$85%\;of\;20=\frac{85}{100}x20=\frac{85\;x\;20}{100}=17$

The 120% of 775 is