# What percent of 100 is 79 ?

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Mar 1, 2018

#### Explanation:

You can answer this with logic.

Think about this:

Therefore

Mar 1, 2018

#### Explanation:

Now if you are trying to calculate percentage of some number in 100 . Simply that number is itself equal to percentage (numerically).

Mar 1, 2018

#### Explanation:

It is easier to understand if you ask the question the other way round.

What percent is

We then have the idea of a fraction.

By definition a percent is an amount out of

Therefore