percentage

- noun the proportion or rate
__equivalent__to a total divided by a hundred

- A fraction or ratio expressing a
__percent__. A fraction with 100 as a denominator represents a percentage. For example, 50/100 is 50%, or 300/100 is 300%. A ratio is multiplied by 100 to obtain a percentage. For instance, a ratio whose value is 0.5 represents 50%.

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