# Percentages

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- Created on: 10-02-13 20:26

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**To find a percentage of an amount;**

Convert the percentage to a decimal and multiply by the amount.

'a' (the percentage) divided by 100 x b (the amount).

**To write a one amount as a percentage of the other;**

(e.g. What percentage of b is a?)

- Divide a (the percentage) by b (the amount);
- Multiply by 100.

**Percentage increase;**

(aka. Increase b by a%)

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