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This free chatbot calculator solves two percentage calculations: X / Y = P%, and P% * X = Y
Find the answers to common questions about calculating percentages
What is the definition of "percent"?
Percent means per 100 or parts per 100. It can be used to describe a portion of a whole or part of a whole. It comes from "per cent" which is short for "per centum" which means per hundred. The percent sign is %
What is the definition of "percentage"?
An amount per 100 that refers to a portion of a whole (in a general way) typically without using a specific number. In mathematics, a percentage is a number or ratio that represents a fraction of 100. It is often denoted by the symbol "%" or simply as "percent" or "pct." For example, 45% is equivalent to the decimal 0.45, or the fraction 45/100.
What is a percentage calculator?
It is a calculator or tool that uses the percentage formula to solve for the desired value in that formula. The percentage formula contains three variables. If any two of the variables are known, the third variable can be calculated.
What is the formula to calculate percentage?
Although the percentage formula can be written in different forms, it is essentially an algebraic equation involving three values.
P × V1 = V2
P is the percentage, V1 is the first value that the percentage will modify, and V2 is the result of the percentage operating on V1.
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