# What percent of 33.5 is 21?

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Mar 29, 2016

I found

#### Explanation:

We can use the idea that a fraction in "real" world will have the same result in "%" world; so we can write:

or:

rearrange:

hope it helps!

Mar 29, 2016

Percent is calculated using

#### Explanation:

"Percent" literally means *per hundred*. It means, if we express a fraction in terms of 100, what would that fraction be? We do that using the formula:

In this case, we are asking for

Meaning that

21 is 62.687% of 33.5.