How do you figure out a percentage of a number?

How to calculate percentage of a number

Letu2019s say you are trying to find out what percentage of u2019nu2019 is u2018xu2019.

,In that case, you can calculate the percentage by using the following formula:

Percentage difference between two numbers Excel


How do I find the difference between two numbers as a percentage in Excel?Let the initial amount be u20185000u2019, stored in the cell C2 and the final amount be u20186300u2019, stored in the cell C3.

One of the different Excel formulas to calculate the u2018Percentage Differenceu2019 between these two numbers is the following.

,=(C3-C2)/C2,As you can see in the screenshot, the cell C4 that contains the formula displays 26%.

Actually, the formula returns the value 0.


To display this value in Percentage, we have to apply the Percentage format to the cell/cells.

,Another formula that returns the same result is given below.

,=C3/C2-1,The following video explains both these formulas in detail.

Percentage calculator

The procedure for calculating 10th I.



board examination percentage is pretty simple.

,You might be shocked to know that physics, chemistry and biology have the least weightage in percentage.

So, I should first tell you that you all are studying only 6 subjects and they are u2014,MathematicsComputer/ P.


( Optinal subject )Hindi ( Regional language)Science ( Physics + Chemistry + Biology)English ( Language + Literature)Social Science ( History/ Civics + Geography )So all these six subjects have 100 marks overall out of which you will give 80 marks examination and 20 marks will be given by the school based on internal assessment and projects ( except for computer in which examination will be of 100 marks ).

,In science, your physics, chemistry and biology marks are added up and then divided by 3 to get science marks.

Same is done in social science and english and in these both subjects and added and divided by 2.

,Then the best five subjects are selected, which means that the subject with the least marks is not taken into consideration.

How to calculate percentage of marks

In India, as per UGC norms,% = (CGPA - 0.

75)*10On a 10 point scale.

How to calculate percentage in Excel

Hi,,Not sure what data set you have to calculate percentage.

I am assuming that you need to know what a particular expense item is a percentage of total expense as a whole.

,For the above assume you have a table as below:,To calculate what each expense item is a percentage of Total amount youu2019ll simply use the formula as below:,Similarly, assume that your Projected Budget was $12000 only and your Total is $12700, you want to know the Variance % youu2019ll calculate is as follows:,Hope this helps!