**How to Calculate percentage using Percentage Formula ?**

**Percentage Calculator**: There are many formulas and many ways in which percentage is calculated. Calculation of percentage is done on the basis of few percentage equations. There are 4 types of basic percentage problems, and in this article we are going to cover all of them. Our online tool also help you to solve these problems; You need to enter values in the fields and rest of the work is done automatically. Anytime for percentage calculation, you need to select a choice in above calculator- based on your requirements.

- What is X Percent of Y
- X is What Percent of Y?
- Percentage Increase/ Decrease
- X is Y Percent of What?

**1. Percentage Formula: What is X Percent of Y ?**

**Taking Example**– What is 25% of 500 ?

- We can solve above problem with following steps-
- 25 ÷ 100 × 500;
- 0.25 × 500;
- 125. Answer.

**Solving the problem with Percentage Calculator;**

- Enter value of X = 25 and
- Value of Y = 500;
- Calculator automatically calculates for you.

**2. Percentage Formula: X is What Percent of Y ?**

**Taking Example-** 5 is What Percent of 25 ?

- Formula and Steps for Solving above problem.
- 5 ÷ 25 × 100
- 0.20 × 100
- 20 Answer.

**Solving this Problem with Our Online Tool;**

- Enter value of X = 5 and
- Value of Y = 25;
- Calculator automatically calculates for you.

**3. Percentage Increase/ Decrease Calculator:**

Here we will calculate whether percentage is increase or decreased. Here we use Initial and final values (from and to).

**from (Initial Value)** = **Upto (Final value)**

**Result**– **There is no change in percentage.**

**from (Initial Value)** > **Upto (Final value)**

**Result**– **Percentage is increased by ….**

**from (Initial Value)** < **Upto (Final value)**

**Result**– **Percentage is decreased by ….**

**4. Percentage Formula: X is Y Percent of What ?**

**Taking Example-** 5 is 6% of What ?

- Formula and Steps for solving above problem;
- 5 ÷ 6 × 100
- 0.833333 × 100
**83.33% Answer.**

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