# What percent of 151 is 109?

Sep 29, 2016

109/151 xx 100% = 72.2%

#### Explanation:

It is easier to understand this if written the other way around.
What percent is $109 \text{ out of } 151$?

Like " My mark was 20 out of 28 for the test. What percent is that?"

When you divide $\frac{109}{151}$ the answer is already in decimal form.

$\frac{109}{151} = 0.722$ which means the same as $\frac{72.2}{100}$

NOte that this is already written as a percent (it is out of 100)

Let's change the format, without changing the value.

109/151 xx 100% = 72.2%

xx 100% " is the same as " xx 1