# How do I find out what percentage one number is of another?

Percentage is a number or ratio which is expressed as fraction of 100.

## Answer: One number (x) is (x/y) × 100 % of another number (y)

Percentages are fractions with 100 as the denominator.

## Explanation:

Let's say we want to find out what percentage of 'y' is 'x'.

We get our answer by solving (x/y) × 100.