# Calculate a percentage

Example calculation is*“what is 22.75% of 2950?”*

### Enter the numbers above

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## Want to do this percentage calculation yourself?

It's not tough to figure out the percentage of a number, there are a couple of methods of doing it based on the type of calculator you've have at hand.

If your calculator is a model that features a percentage symbol button then you'd enter:

- 22.75% x 2950 = 671.13

If your calculator doesn’t have a percentage symbol button then you can calculate it like this:

- 0.2275 x 2950 = 671.13

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## Real life examples

#### Adding a tip to a restaurant bill

You’re at a restaurant and the bill is $65.97.

You would like to leave a 18% tip as suggested.

How do you calculate 18% of $65.97?

Entering these numbers above will give you 11.97.

After rounding it up to $12 the final bill will be $77.97.

#### Online shopping discount coupon

An online retailer is offering a 30% discount coupon on all of their items today.

The item you want to buy costs $349.99.

How much money will you save using this coupon?

Entering these numbers above will give you 105.

After removing $105 from the original $349.99 the final price for the discounted item will be $244.99.

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