# What percentage one number is of another: Calculator

What is the percent of a number? Find the quantity one number is of another, expressed as a percentage. You might want to calculate the percentage you achieved in a test. For example - what is 16 out of 20 as a percentage? Please enter the numbers in both fields.

Please enter the numbers in the fields. The calculation will show what percentage the first number is of the number in the second field.

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## How to find what percentage one number is of another

To calculate what percentage one number is of another you start with the first number and then divide this by the number that you need to calculate the percentage of. Then take the resulting number and move the decimal place two spaces to the right. This will give you the percentage. For further information about this please see Expressing one number as a percentage of another number.

In the above calculator, enter two numbers to calculate the percentage the first is of the second by clicking Calculate Percentage. You may also calculate the value of a percentage of a number by entering the percentage you seek of the number you also enter and then clicking Calculate percent of.