Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Percent"

The meaning of "Percent" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa She scored a 92 percent.?
A: it means (92/100)*100 = 92%. If it is a test, out of 100 questions, she got 92 questions correct. I hope this helps.
Q: O que significa 70 percent of the bottom fifth of the population ?
A: A fifth is 20%. Similarly a third is 1/3.

I've only read a third of my book collection.
Q: O que significa not much lower―40 percent. ?
A: "Lower than" would be 39, 38, 37

4 is less than/lower than 6
4 < 6
4 is more than/greater than 2
4 > 2
Q: O que significa Not much lower 10 percent ?
A: Maybe you meant "Not much lower than 10%", then that means should be more than 10% like 10.1% and onwards.
Q: O que significa Why do you think that one percent of the population earns around 96% of all the money that's being earned?

what does "that's being earned" mean??
A: Being is a noun. Being is a state of living or existing. Or it could mean the essence of something. It is used in many different ways

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Example sentences using "Percent"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com which is correct "by an impressive 25 percent." or "by an impressively 25 percent.".
A: The first one is correct
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com percent.
A: Percent - por cento
Percentage - porcentagem
On a percentage basis - na base de percentagem.

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Synonyms of "Percent" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre percent e percentage ?
A: The rule for using percent and percentage is straightforward. The word percent (or the symbol %) accompanies a specific number, whereas the more general word percentage is used without a number.

percent (adverb, noun): of each hundred

Fifteen percent of the control group responded to treatment with Drug A.
More than 95% of the participants who responded to the survey reported positive results.

percentage (noun): part of a whole that can be expressed in hundredths

A large percentage of the population has been exposed to rotavirus.
The percentage of the population exposed to rotavirus is between 70% and 75%.

Quick Tips: Percent vs Percentage

Always write out the number and the word percent at the beginning of a sentence (eg, "Ten percent...").

The noun percentage requires an adjective to describe its size (eg, "a large percentage") when it does not refer to specific numbers in the sentence.

Some style guides recommend a numeral and the symbol % rather than the word percent, even if the number is less than 10 (eg, "A total of 5%...").

Q: Qual é a diferença entre 99 percent of the time e 99 percent of the times ?
A: If you use 'the', then it is 'time.'

99 percent of the time...
99 percent of times... <---- still sounds weird to me, but is grammatically correct

I've run this experiment every day for a year. Ninety-nine percent of the time, it is a success.

I've run this experiment every day for a year. Ninety-nine percent of times, it is a success.

I would stick with "...of the time..." to be safe.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre percent e percentage ?
A: Percent is a specific number 10/100 is 10%.
Percentage is an amount.
For example, we are looking for a higher percentage of students to score in the 90th percentile.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre percent e percentage ?
A: Are Percent and Percentage Synonyms? Are they Interchangeable?

Unfortunately, no. Percent and percentage are two of the most misused terms in the English language, even by English and math professors who should know better.

Fortunately, it 's easy to learn when you should use percent vs. percentage. A percent is a number; a percentage is an amount.

Did you know there was a difference between these two words before reading this article?

Yes, and I understood the difference.
Yes, but I didn't know what the difference was.
I thought they might be different, but I wasn't sure.
No, I always thought they were interchangeable.
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A "percent" is always a specific number, amount, or quantity, such as 5 percent or 100 percent.

"Percent": Usage rules:

Never spell out the number in front of the word "percent", even if you would normally spell it out. For example, "5 percent" is correct, not "five percent".
Always use one space between the number and "percent". For example, "5 percent" is correct, "5percent" is incorrect.
Spell out "percent" as one word, never "per cent" or "per ¢" or "%".
"Percent": Exceptions to the Usage Rules (Pesky, but Necessary)

It's okay to use the symbol "%" in tables and highly technical materials where the term comes up repeatedly.
Or, if it is mandated in your house style guide.
Or, if it is used directly in or on a product, such as a user interface, that you are documenting.


A percentage is never a specific amount, such as "5 percentage" or "-12 percentage", it is a generalization or trend in specific amounts.

"Percentage": Examples

For example:

...a greater percentage of students...
...test results showed higher percentages in most subjects, sometimes up to 20 percent higher...
...we're looking for a lower percentage of...
...rates went down by a large percentage... it now before the discount percentages disappear...
Q: Qual é a diferença entre percent e percentage ?
A: A number always has to come before percent. A number never comes before percentage.

"Only about 60 percent of the class showed up today."
"The percentage of absent students in our class is going up."

Translations of "Percent"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 与信の80%を超える案件をマークしました
More than 80 percent usage of credit limit is marked...?
A: Cases where balance exceeds 80% of the credit limit have been marked
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? I'm 100 percent Japanese.
A: Yes, you can just say "I am Japanese"/"i am full japanese" or i am "100 percent Japanese" they are all ok
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? percent
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? the 90 percent of the questions is answered faster
A: 90% of the questions were answered fast

Other questions about "Percent"

Q: I came up to 70 percent. soa natural?
A: What's the context?
Q: I only have thirty percent battery left on my cellphone.


I only have thirty percent of baterry left on my cellphone. soa natural?
A: The first one is more natural. *For the most part,* use 'of' when you are doing calculations. If you are not doing math, do not use 'of.'
Q: The 5 percent discount will be given to you regardless what option you go with soa natural?
A: The 5% discount will be given to you regardless of which option you go with.
Q: 56 percent of voters said Donald Trump is not honest and trustworthy. But even more 67 percent said Cliton is as the same. soa natural?
A: 56 percent of voters said Trump is not honest or trustworthy, but even more, at 67 percent, said the same about CliNton.
Q: 90 percent of the questions are answered soon. soa natural?
A: "90 percent of the questions will be answered soon." Or "90 percent of the questions are answered quickly."

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