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## 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. 1. What is X Percent of Y
2. X is What Percent of Y?
3. Percentage Increase/ Decrease
4. 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;

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

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)

ResultThere is no change in percentage.

from (Initial Value) > Upto (Final value)

ResultPercentage is increased by ….

from (Initial Value) < Upto (Final value)

ResultPercentage 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