# 1 is what percent of 87?

## 1.14943%

## (1 is 1.14943 percent of 87)

### 1 is 1.14943 percent of 87. Explanation: What does 1 percent or 1% mean?

Percent (%) is an abbreviation for the Latin “per centum”, which means per hundred or for every hundred. So, 1% means 1 out of every 100.

### Methods to calculate "1 is what percent of 87" with step by step explanation:

#### Method 1: Diagonal multiplication to calculate 1 is what percent of 87.

- Step 1: For 87, our answer will be 1
- Step 2: For 100, our answer will be x
- Step 3: 87*x = 1*100 (In Step 1 and 2 see colored text; Diagonal multiplications will always be equal)
- Step 4: x = 1*100/87 = 100/87 = 1.14943

#### 1 is 1.14943 percent of 87 - using method 1

#### Method 2: Same side division to calculate 1 is what percent of 87

- Step 1: For 87, our answer will be 1
- Step 2: For 100, our answer will be x
- Step 3: 1/x = 87/100 (In Step 1 and 2, see colored text; Same side divisions will always be equal)
- Step 4: x/1 = 100/87
- Step 5: x = 1*100/87 = 100/87 = 1.14943

#### 1 is 1.14943 percent of 87 - using method 2

### 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. 1% (read as 1 percent) can also be expressed as 1/100 or 1:100.Example: If 1% (1 percent) of your savings are invested in stocks, then 1 out of every 100 dollars are invested in stocks. If your savings are $10,000, then a total of 1*100 (i.e. $100) 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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