# What percent of 62 is 40?

## 64.5161%

## (64.5161% of 62 is 40)

### 64.5161% of 62 is 40. Explanation: What does 64.5161 percent (or 64.5161%) mean?

Percent (%) is an abbreviation for the Latin “per centum”, which means per hundred or for every hundred. So, 64.5161% means 64.5161 out of every 100.

### Methods to calculate "What percent of 62 is 40" with step by step explanation:

#### Method 1: Diagonal multiplication to calculate "What percent of 62 is 40"

- For 62, our answer will be 40
- For 100, our answer will be x
- 62*x = 100*40 (In Step 1 and 2 see colored text; Diagonal multiplications will always be equal)
- x = 100*40/62 = 4000/62 = 64.5161

#### 64.5161% of 62 is 40

#### Method 2: Same side division to calculate "What percent of 62 is 40"

- For 62, our answer will be 40
- For 100, our answer will be x
- 40/x = 62/100 (In Step 1 and 2, see colored text; Same side divisions will always be equal)
- 62/100 = 40/x or x/40 = 100/62
- x = 40*100/62 = 4000/62 = 64.5161

#### 64.5161% of 62 is 40

### Percentage examples

Percentages express a proportionate part of a total. When a total is not given then it is assumed to be 100. E.g. 62% (read as 62 percent) can also be expressed as 62/100 or 62:100.Example: If 62% (62 percent) of your savings are invested in stocks, then 62 out of every 100 dollars are invested in stocks. If your savings are $10,000, then a total of 62*100 (i.e. $6200) are invested in stocks.

### Percentage sign (%)

The percent (per cent i.e. per hundred) sign % is the standard symbol to indicate a percentage, to signify a number or ratio as a fraction of 100. Related signs include the permille (per thousand) sign ‰ and the permyriad (per ten thousand) sign ‱ (also known as a basis point), which indicate that a number is divided by one thousand or ten thousand, respectively.### Scholarship programs to learn math

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