Calculate Percentages Examples

How To : Calculate percentages with monetary examples

Do you need to brush up on your fraction and percentage skills or get ahead of the class in math? This video shows several different examples of how to calculate percentages by using fractions. Money is used as a frequent example because quarters and change are easier to figur ...more

How To : Calculate percentages by example

In this tutorial the author explains of how to find percentages using examples. He explains that x percent of some number y is x multiplied by y and divided by 100. He goes on and explains this concept with numerous examples. He suggests a short cut to movie the decimal point ...more

This video explains how to calculate percentages in your head. To calculate a percentage in your head, start by breaking the percentage off into smaller units. For example 25% is 10 + 10 + 5. 30% is 10, 10, and 10. Now you have numbers you can easily work with in your head. Fi ...more

How To : Calculate percentages from fractions

Wondering how to calculate percentages from fractions? Just follow the few steps as given below. Firstly, take any fraction and multiply with 100. The resultant value that you get is nothing but the percentage itself. For example, let us take a fraction value - 1/2; we want ...more

How To : Understand & calculate percentages with word problems

This video begins with teaching of percentage lesson. He is also teaching conversion of percentage to decimal and vise verse. This teaching is using advanced technology note pad when he goes on writing on pad that will display on screen. He is telling that percent 35% in decim ...more

How To : Calculate percentages

Learn how to calculate percentages with this easy video tutorial! One of the easiest way to calculate percentages is as follows: Consider an example by taking 10% of 80. Then now first step includes the division of percentage by 100 we get 10/100 which gives 0.1. Then multip ...more

How To : Calculate percentage with a calculator

This easy to understand video gives us two ways to calculate a percentage using a calculator. The video first shows us how to use the percent key on the calculator using the example of figuring out how much to tip at a restaurant. We can also convert a percentage to decimals b ...more

How To : Calculate proportions and percentages in Excel

This Excel Statistics series of video shows how to calculate proportions and percentages in Microsoft Excel. This video shows how to do percentage calculations using formulas in Microsoft Excel. To make a formula for a percentage, you need to first make a formula to calculate ...more

How To : Calculate and add running percentages in Excel

In this tutorial, we learn how to calculate and add running percentages in Excel. First, write out your value and percentage into the different columns. Next, write the formula in the cell where you want the answer to appear. To have the answer appear, highlight the box and dr ...more

How To : Calculate simple interest

Learn how to calculate simple interest with step-by-step instructions using the formula I=prt. Simply defined, interest equals principle times rate times time. The video shows various examples of calculating this formula by plugging different variables into the equation. Altho ...more

How To : Calculate average acceleration

In this video the author explains how to calculate average acceleration along with some real world examples. Now if we subtract the starting speed of a moving vehicle from its maximum speed and divide it by the time taken to reach the maximum speed from the initial speed you w ...more

How To : Use a formula to calculate the volume of a cube

Calculating the volume of a cube is very important in high school geometry classes. Calculating the volume of a solid can be confusing at first, but with a little practice you will be able to get it right. In this tutorial, high school math teacher Doug Simms teaches you exact ...more

How To : Find the area of a trapezoid

Get help with your math homework and learn to find the area of a trapezoid by watching this video. Following along while four examples are solved, the viewer will learn how to calculate the area when all the required measurements are given and will learn to calculate distance ...more

How To : Convert between fractions, decimals, and percents

In this tutorial the author explains of how to find out percentages of a given number. He explains that x percent of some number y is x multiplied by y and divided by 100. He goes on and explains this concept with numerous examples. He suggests a short cut to move the decimal ...more

How To : Find the Surface Area of a Cylinder.

Step by step directions for finding the surface area of a cylinder. In order to calculate the surface area of the cylinder you find the area of the two bases and add this to the lateral area. Video: . Surface Area of a Cylinder. Surface Area of a Cylinder explained,examples,an ...more

How To : Calculate percentage

Not sure exactly how to calculate a twenty percent tip for your waitress? Or how about how to figure out how much less your cost will be with that thirty percent off tag? Use these steps to calculate percentage, without a calculator. You Will Need: • A pen or pencil • Paper ...more

How To : Calculate percentage growth rates in calculus

Want to calculate percentage growth rates (also known as the relative rates of change)? Learn how with this free video calculus lesson, which covers calculating the percentage growth rate using a logarithmic derivative, elasticity of demand and the relation between elasticity ...more

How To : Calculate percentage growth rates

One formula that you will run into in Calculus is calculating the percentage growth rate using a logarithmic derivative, elasticity of demand, relation among elasticity of demand and also revenue. In this video you will learn the different formulas that are used, methods of so ...more

How To : Calculate percentage composition by formula

Could you use a little help figuring out how to find percentage composition? Watch this free video lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Intern ...more

How To : Calculate the growth rate or percentage change between two numbers

The concept of percentage growth or decline is confusing to a lot of people. If you're one of those people, watch this video. It breaks down how percentage change and growth rates work and how you can calculate them from any pair of numbers.

How To : Calculate percentage change in Microsoft Excel

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How To : Calculate the percentage of a number

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How To : Figure out and calculate sales tax

Video describing about how to calculate a sales tax price based on purchase price and sales tax percentage. There is one example which is described as below: Purchase price is 125.73 and sales tax is 6.5 %. To calculate a sales tax price we need to move sales tax percentage t ...more

How To : Calculate percent composition for chemistry

To calculate percentage composition we will take the example CO2 it stands for Carbon-Di-Oxide. It is the composition of Carbon and Oxygen. We have one carbon and its weight is 12.01 and 2 oxygen. So, we will multiply 2 with 16.00 which is the weight of the oxygen. C - 1* 12. ...more

How To : Solve word problems involving exponential growth/decay

The first problem that is show is exponential decay. First you will need to create a table with hours and substance left. The next step is to find the trend by noting that we are left with a certain percentage of the substance. One you have the trend you will use this to calcu ...more

How To : Calculate weighted atomic mass

This video is about Level 2 atomic concepts, specifically the Pennium Lab. This helps you understand how atomic masses are derived for the periodic table. This teacher demonstrates how to do the calculation. He first reviews the Isotopes as they are different masses of the sam ...more

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The private automobile has been an intrinsic part of our lives for around a hundred years. But over the last decade, car sharing has gained a very small but growing part of the mobility market. The more recent rise of companies like Uber and Lyft is witness to a more dramatic ...more

How To : Build Your Own Apps for Windows 8 from Practically Any Touchscreen Device

TouchDevelop is a browser-based programming tool that allows anyone to build your own Windows 8 apps directly from any touchscreen device, including iPad, iPhone, Windows Phone, Android, PC and Macs. Once the script is created and the app proves to work, it can be placed in th ...more

How To : Calculate income tax payroll deductions in MS Excel

As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is business math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 42nd installment i ...more

How To : Convert American pounds to kilograms

In this video it is demonstrated that how to convert American pound into kilograms. First of all we will see the equation for converting weight from American pound to kilograms is American pound divided by 2.2. When pound is divided by 2.2 it will give kilogram weight, for exa ...more

How To : Calculate Faster Than a Calculator

When you need to crunch numbers quickly — and I mean really quickly — there's a cool method you can use to multiply two numbers together in just a few seconds. This is great when you need to speed through multiplication homework, and is also good for impressing your math teac ...more

How To : Create a Tangent Line with Excel

Given a function, you can easily find the slope of a tangent line using Microsoft Excel to do the dirty work. That is to say, you can input your x-value, create a couple of formulas, and have Excel calculate the secant value of the tangent slope. This is a fantastic tool for S ...more

How To : Calculate compound interest in math

In this video, we learn how to calculate compound interest. Start with your example of investing \$2000 at 3% interest over four years. Now, write down how much you have at the start of year one. To find the percent of this you will need to simply do the amount divided by one h ...more

How To : Use a TI-89 to calculate nCr

This video shows you how to do a mathematical representation on computing the nCr function using a TI-89 calculator. You can write the nCr notation in different forms. It can be simplified from nCr to C(n,r). The symbol can either be read "n choose r" or "n taken r at a time" ...more

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How To : Earn An Income By Writing Auto Repair Estimates

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How to Get Better at Halo : Reach

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How To : Calculate total savings in Excel

This video will show you how to calculate the total savings on a transaction where there are two percentage series discounts and two dollar discounts. This video shows frugal bargain hunters how to simplify with an Excel sheet and find the total saving percentage. It teaches f ...more

How To : Use Excel for daily interest and monthly deposits

Some savings plan pays interest 365 days in a year but you make deposit monthly. You can use Excel functions to calculate the maturity value of the of the monthly plan. To do this you have to use the nominal and effect functions before using the future value functions. First e ...more

How To : Calculate percent yield

This video shows you how to calculate the percentage yield in chemistry. To find the percentage yield, you will need to divide the actual yield by the theoretical yield. Then, multiply it by 100: i.e. % yield = actual yield/theoretical yield x 100. An actual yield is the amoun ...more

How To : Convert a percentage to a decimal number

Learn how to easily convert percentage values into decimals in this quick video. When converting percentages it is important to remember that a percentage simply means to divide by 100. For example, take 5%. That means 5 divided by 100 or 0.05. These can easily be done on your ...more

How To : Convert percents to decimals in math

There will be a time when the need to know how to convert a percent to a decimal will arise. Maybe it will be when trying to calculate a percentage discount on an item to be purchased. The item is 30% off, but what does that mean? How do you calculate the discount if the origi ...more

How To : Find a percent of a number

Having trouble figuring out percentages? If so, you'd be well served to give this free math lesson 100% of your attention. After watching it, you'll be able to answer questions like, "What's 25% of 38?" or "What's 38% of 25?" For more information on calculating percentages wit ...more

How To : Guess how many candies are in a jar

Want to win the prize? Knowing a little math is the key to winning this popular contest. In this video, learn how to estimate correctly. You Will Need: • A jar filled with spherical or oblate spheroid candies • Calculator • Tape measure • Vernier calipers (optional) • Co ...more

How To : Calculate the vest date for a contract in MS Excel

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How To : Calculate APR, EAR & period rates in Microsoft Excel 2010

As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is finance math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, part of his "Excel Fina ...more

How To : Compare the difference of annual percentage rate

This video is about Annual percentage Rate(APR) and the Effective APR rate.The video begins with an example of a credit card which has a APR rate of 22.9% and daily periodic rate of 0.06274%.You can get the APR rate by multiplying the daily peiodic rate with 365, which in this ...more

How To : Use differential equations to solve for velocity

The guy first gives the definition of differential equations. He explains that a differential equation is an equation that contains the derivatives of an unknown function. He then gives some examples of differential equation and explains what the equation's order means. After ...more

How To : Calculate the circumference of a circle

This video shows how to calculate the circumference of a given circle. The video first describes the circumference or perimeter of a circle as the distance around the outside of a circle. To find the circumference we need either the radius or the diameter of the circle. When y ...more

How To : Use Microsoft Excel to determine statistical values

Follow this video to learn how to formulate calculations in Microsoft Excel. First type in a list of numbers in the cells. In order to calculate the median click on the cell where you want the answer to be shown. Then type equals, average, open bracket and insert the cell code ...more

How To : Calculate the area of irregular shapes

In this tutorial the instructor shows how to compute the area of irregular shapes. He demonstrates this with an example showing an irregular area and says that as there is no direct formula to calculate it, you need to break up the irregular area into identifiable simple geome ...more

How To : Evaluate successive percentage changes

The concept of percentages may be a bit difficult to grasp for some beginner level learners. This video attempts to explain the concept of percentages in an easy to understand way. The concept of percentages is explained by using 10 percentage as a base - which of course has ...more

How To : Sum year-over-year sales from daily data in MS Excel

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How To : Calculate and solve for density

Density is a means of representing how much mass is contained in the body of an object. The basic formula is: Density (D) = Mass (M) / Volume (V) so D=M/V. Density is important to know for buoyancy and to understand how heavy an object is. This video will show you three exampl ...more

How To : Work out the area of a triangle and a parallelogram

This tutorial describes the method to calculate the area of a triangle and a parallelogram To calculate the area of a triangle: 1. Draw a perpendicular line from the base to the top vertex of the triangle.2. Measure the length of this perpendicular line and call it as its heig ...more

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How To : Calculate compound interest using a TI-84 and solver

This is a video tutorial in the Electronics category where you are going to learn how to calculate compound interest using a TI-84 and solver. Press the apps button on the calculator and press enter to load the TVM Solver which is the 1st choice. Here the meaning of various no ...more

How To : Find the percent increase or decrease in a quantity

This video shows us the method to find the percent increase or decrease in a quantity. This can be done in 30 seconds. The formula states that the percentage increase or decrease is equal to the product of the ratio of amount (increase or decrease) and the original amount and ...more

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