# Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Percentage"

• ## The meaning of "Percentage" in various phrases and sentences

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2. No, it is not the same. Imagine a number rising from 50% of something to 60% of something, for example you have 50 apples and are given 10 so you now have 60 apples. You had 50% and now have 60% of 100. The rise in the number of apples is 10 in 50, which is 20%. The percentage points rise compared to 100 apples is from 50% to 60% which is "10%". The percentage points rise is often used for example if interest rates ries from 10% to 20% it is described as a "10%percentage points rise".

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2. The mark up is the amount you charge that is over the cost you paid to get the thing. If the cost of a headlight is \$10 and I buy that and sell it to you for \$12.50, the mark up is \$2.50, or 25% of \$10.

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2. I think it means that they define a month in hours such that it's the number of days within the month (28 to 31) multiplied by 24. So let's say the month is March (31 days), and the system was down for 3.5 hours total. Therefore, the availability for March would be (24*31 - 3.5)/(24*31) = 99.5%

• ## Example sentences using "Percentage"

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2. No. Although I understand what you mean, that is not correct. To take a large percentage of something means someone has to do the taking. As in He took a large percentage of the profits from his old company to start his new company. I hope that makes sense.

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2. What percentage of your class wants ice cream? What percentage is the answer?

• ## Similar words to "Percentage" and their differences

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2. That's one of the tricky things in English that a lot of native speakers don't know themselves. Look at the noun. "Percentage ". “Percentage” is used with both singular and plural verbs. It usually takes a plural verb when followed by “of” plus a plural noun, and takes a singular verb when followed by “of” plus a singular noun. Example: “A small percentage of the cookies were eaten.

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2. Percent is a specific number 10/100 is 10%. Percentage is an amount. For example, we are looking for a higher percentage of students to score in the 90th percentile.

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2. both are fractions proportions represents numerically the relationship between two values ,percentage represents the portion of the value its like what is the difference between apples and oranges ?both are fruit or let say what is the 10 percent of 100 10%is not a ratio of 100 itself but it's the proportion of 100.

• ## Translations of "Percentage"

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2. What percentage of the final grade does the theory test make up?

• ## Other questions about "Percentage"

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2. oh huh, we were taught that. - When going to a party, it's more likely a "no" than a "yes" - When asked if something is correct or not, you usually say maybe if you don't actually know (so you won't really have any more understanding if somebody says maybe)

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2. This bar chart shows the percentage of Australian men and women doing regular physical activities. First, in terms of men, those in their teens to mid-twenties hit the biggest number of all the age groups.

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2. B would be “What percentage of Americans are illiterate?” :)

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2. The government is planning to increase the percentage of the consumption tax this autumn.

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2. I think it should be: Sorry, I don't quite follow you. Could you run through that again?

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2. I don’t think any native speakers would say “one fifty”. Some people will drop the “one” or the “and” (“hundred fifty”), but they will always say “hundred”.

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