# 3 is what percent of 10?

## 30%

## (3 is 30 percent of 10)

### 3 is 30 percent of 10. Explanation: What does 3 percent or 3% mean?

Percent (%) is an abbreviation for the Latin “per centum”, which means per hundred or for every hundred. So, 3% means 3 out of every 100.

### Methods to calculate "3 is what percent of 10" with step by step explanation:

#### Method 1: Diagonal multiplication to calculate 3 is what percent of 10.

- Step 1: For 10, our answer will be 3
- Step 2: For 100, our answer will be x
- Step 3: 10*x = 3*100 (In Step 1 and 2 see colored text; Diagonal multiplications will always be equal)
- Step 4: x = 3*100/10 = 300/10 = 30

#### 3 is 30 percent of 10 - using method 1

#### Method 2: Same side division to calculate 3 is what percent of 10

- Step 1: For 10, our answer will be 3
- Step 2: For 100, our answer will be x
- Step 3: 3/x = 10/100 (In Step 1 and 2, see colored text; Same side divisions will always be equal)
- Step 4: x/3 = 100/10
- Step 5: x = 3*100/10 = 300/10 = 30

#### 3 is 30 percent of 10 - 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. 3% (read as 3 percent) can also be expressed as 3/100 or 3:100.Example: If 3% (3 percent) of your savings are invested in stocks, then 3 out of every 100 dollars are invested in stocks. If your savings are $10,000, then a total of 3*100 (i.e. $300) 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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