Percent Symbol

The percentage sign is used in mathematics to represent a fraction out of 100. The symbol is also used in computing to represent the modulus operator. Typically, it is used in an expression like this:

\%15 = \frac{15}{100}

In plain language, this is read as “fifteen-perecent” which is equivelant to the fraction \frac{15}{100}. Shown below are various formats for the percent symbol.

Symbol Format Data
% Unicode
percent SVG

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