Percentage is a method of showing the data in the form of fraction with the denominator 100. The percentage of the data is shown by the symbol **“%”** or **“pct”**. Percentages can be used to compare one quantity with another quantity.. There are various method to find percentage of a quantity. So percentage is basically used to compare two quantity.

- Percentage conversion is relationship between numbers. A percentage is written in the form of fraction with a specific number divided by 100.
- To change a $\frac{1}{4}$ to a % multiplies by 100.( i.e. $\frac{1}{4}$ x 100 = $\frac{100}{4}$ = 25 %
**)** - To change a % to an the form of fraction number divide by 100. I.e. 50 % = $\frac{50}{100}$ equals $\frac{1}{2}$ or half. The same fractions may be essential to find out lowest terms.

To find percentage of the data, the data are multiplied with the percent and then divided by 100. If there is any decimal place, we have to round it to the required decimal position.

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Below you can see the examples on calculate percentage greater than 100

110 % of 80 = $\frac{80\times110}{100}$

= $\frac{8800}{100}$ = 88

120 % of 95 = $\frac{120\times95}{100}$

= $\frac{11400}{100}$ = 114

let x % of 50 = 105

So $\frac{50x}{100}$ = 105

50x = 105 × 100

x = $\frac{10500}{50}$ = 210 %

500 % of 100 is equal to

100 x $\frac{500}{100}$ = 500

So the answer is 500.

here we have to find 280 % of 50

So 280 % of 50 = 50 x 280100 = 140

So the answer is 140

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