In mathematics, a percentage is a number or ratio expressed as a fraction of 100. It is often denoted by the percent sign symbol: "%".
It can also be denoted by 'percent'.65% is equivalent to the decimal 0.65.

In other words, if you want to turn a percentage into a decimal, just divide it by 100. For example, 65% = 65 ÷ 100 = 0.65.
In reverse, to change a decimal into a percentage, you just need to multiply it by 100. For 0.65, the percentage is: 0.65 × 100 = 65%.

Besides, it is also equal to the fraction:

65
100

#### How to Calculate Percentages

You can use the percentage formula to find percentage of a number:
Percentage

=
Value
Total Value

× 100
Example: What is the percentage of 12 over 20 ?

Percentage

=
12
20

× 100
Anwser: 60%

To know how to find percentage of any numbers? Please use our percent calculator.

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