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    Is there a simple method to work out percentages?
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    Yes. For fractions, convert the denominator to be out of 100 {per cent => per one hundred}, and for decimals times by 100 {assuming the decimal is <1}
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    Hi. One trick that will often help you quickly calculate these types of percentages is to use the fact that x percent of y is the same as y percent of x. Huh? I know that might sound kind of confusing, but it’s actually pretty simple. Taking our example from before, this rule says that 36% of 25 is the same as 25% of 36. How does that help us? Well, since 25% is the same as the fraction 1/4, we see that 25% of 36 must be 36/4 or 9. So 25% of 36 is equal to 9, and 36% of 25 must also be 9. I hope this helps!
 
 
 
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