# Percentage Question

• Dec 22nd 2010, 10:03 PM
randomname
Percentage Question
A question like, what percent is 747 out of 1245. how do i solve it? i know the basics and all, but can you tell me how to solve it? Don't give me and example like "what is 5 out of 10" .
• Dec 22nd 2010, 10:05 PM
dwsmith
$\displaystyle \frac{747}{1245}=\mbox{what?}$

You are really demanding on how you want your answer for a new member.
• Dec 23rd 2010, 05:58 PM
rtblue
Given two numbers A and B, if you wish to find what percent A is of B, simply:

$\frac{A}{B}*100$