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## Percentage Calculator

Looking for a percentage calculator? Find most common types of percentage calculations below.

### What is the percentage increase from X to Y?

For example, you got the rent increase notice from the landlord that your rent will increase from $500 to $550 per week next year. So 500 is X and 550 is Y in this case. What percentage did your rent increase? If you enter the numbers in below, you will see that your rent went up 10%. It’s a little bit excessive, isn’t it? If you are calculating the percentage decrease from $550 to $500, then X=550 and Y=500

### How to calculate “What is the percentage increase or decrease from X to Y?”.

For the increase use the following formula: ((Y – X) / X) * 100. For the decrease use the following formula: ((X – Y) / X) * 100.

### What is X percent of Y?

For example: The dress, shoes or pants you have been dreaming about are $75, and they are on sale at 30% off this weekend. How much do you save? Using this example X=30 and Y=$75. If you enter the numbers in below, you will see that you save $22.50.

**How to calculate “What is X percent of Y”? Use the following formula: (X * Y) / 100**

### X is what percent of Y?

For example, You are shopping for a car and the car salesman gave you $1000 off the car you bought for $30,000. In this example X=1000 and Y=30000. If you enter the numbers in below, you will see that he gave you just a 3.33% discount. Not really a good deal!

**How to calculate “X is what percent of Y”? Use the following formula: (X / Y) * 100**

### How to use these percentage calculator?

If you see a 30% discount on your favorite shoes, dress or pants, use “What is X percent of Y” to calculate how much of the discount you will receive in dollars. Just enter the numbers, amount and the percentage value (don’t include % in the box) just the number. Please click calculate button. Answer will display immediately.

If you want to know what percent of, include the X value in the box and Y value in the second box. Please click calculate button. Answer will display immediately.

Tips: Use tab to move to the next field. Use shift-tab to move to the previous field. Press enter to calculate.