# 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.

### Thus, one number (x) is (x/y) × 100 % of another number (y)

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