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**Definition :**

When we express a quantity as a part of 100, we use the word per cent. **"Cent"** means hundred.**"Percent"** means per hundred. To understand this topic clearly let us consider the following example.

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**Question:**

In a school,there were 1200 students.15% of the students went on an excursion.Find the number of students who joined the excursion.

Basic idea:

In a school there are 1200 students.15% of the students went on an excursion.Now we have to find the number of students who had joined the excursion.To solve this problem we have find 15% of total number of students.That is 12% of 1200.

**Solution:**

Total no of students in a school = $1200 <br><br>

Percentage of students who went for excursion =15%

No of students who went for

excursion = 15% of total number of students

= 15% of 1200 <br><br>

= (15/100) x 1200

= (15 x 1200)/100

= 15 x 12

= 180

= 180 students

So number of students went for excursion = 180 students.

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