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    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" .
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    \displaystyle \frac{747}{1245}=\mbox{what?}

    You are really demanding on how you want your answer for a new member.
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    Given two numbers A and B, if you wish to find what percent A is of B, simply:

    \frac{A}{B}*100
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