# Finding Percents

### How To : Find percent by mass & percent composition

In chemistry you come across problems which ask you to find the percent by mass and percent composition of each element in a chemical compound. To do this the first step is to compute the molar mass. Use the periodic table to look up the mass of individual atoms and multiply i ...more

### How To : Find a number given Its percent

This how-to video is about how to find a number when its percent is given. This video is really helpful and effective in finding the number when the percent is given, the following steps are explained in the video to find the number when its percent is given: 1)Convert the p ...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

### How To : Find the number given its percent

This video will provide you with insight into how to find a number given its percent. In the example provided, you needed to find the number which 33 is 60% of. This was achieved by simply taking the number which is a percentage of another number, in this case 33, and divide i ...more

### How To : Find the percent of a number

In this tutorial, we learn how to find the percent of a number. First, take the percent and convert it into a decimal. Then, multiply this by your other number. After this, you will come up with the answer to the problem. An example of this would be if you had the question: wh ...more

### How To : Find the percent sign on a BlackBerry devices

This video shows us the method to find the percent sign on Blackberry. The first step involves going to a place on the Blackberry where text can be inserted. This place is ideal for inserting a % sign. Look in the keypad carefully. There are various keys in it. Search for the ...more

### How To : Find percent

Finding the percent of a given value is made simple and easy in this math tutorial video. In step one you must divide the part or the portion by the whole. As a result we obtain a decimal number. In step two, we must then move the decimal point two places to the right in order ...more

### How To : Find a weighted percent dropping 2 scores in MS Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 340th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the ...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 : Find the percent change using proportions

In this video, the instructor shows how to identify the percentage change using proportions. When a given quantity increases or decreases by certain amount then we can calculate the percentage change in the quantity, which can be either increase or decrease based on the new va ...more

### How To : Find the Percent Given Two Numbers

Whether you're shopping for deals, need help with a little math, or any number of other occasions, it's a valuable skill to know how to quickly figure out a percentage given two numbers. Let's say you're shopping and you come across a pair of shoes that are normally \$45, but ...more

### How To : Find the percent of a number

In this math made simple series of tutorials the author shows how to find a percent of a number. He shows that to compute x percentage of something we need to movie decimal point in the percentage number two places to the left. There fore to compute the percentage of a number ...more

### How To : Find the percentage of a number

In this tutorial the author explains of how to compute percentages of a given number. He explains that x percent of some number y is x multiplied by y and divided by 100. He says that of means multiply and percentage means for hundred. He goes on and explains this concept with ...more

### How To : Master SCRABBLE & Win Every Game

SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble." Video: . When I'm playing a game of SCRABBLE, my friends are not frien ...more

### How To : Calculate weight average atomic mass of an element

In Chemistry weight of some elements are measure in the form of Average Atomic Mass. Isotopes are found in different abundances in nature. Certain elements have many isotopes and certain elements have few isotopes. Regardless of the number of the natural isotopes, the weighted ...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 : Create percent & relative freq. distributions in Excel

If you use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, odds are you work with numbers. Put those numbers to work. Statistical analysis allows you to find patterns, trends and probabilities within your data. In this MS Excel tutorial from everyone's favorite Excel guru, YouTube's Excel ...more

### How To : Make distributions, ogive charts & histograms in Excel

If you use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, odds are you work with numbers. Put those numbers to work. Statistical analysis allows you to find patterns, trends and probabilities within your data. In this MS Excel tutorial from everyone's favorite Excel guru, YouTube's Excel ...more

### How To : Create frequency distributions with Excel pivot tables

If you use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, odds are you work with numbers. Put those numbers to work. Statistical analysis allows you to find patterns, trends and probabilities within your data. In this MS Excel tutorial from everyone's favorite Excel guru, YouTube's Excel ...more

### How To : Survive a Deadly Tornado (Preparation Tips, DIY Safe Rooms & Aftermath Secrets)

Deadly natural disasters can happen at any moment— earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis, floods, fires and especially tornadoes. That's why you have to be prepared. According to Secrets of Survival: The greatest and most frequent tornado occurrences happen in the United States. ...more

### How To : Play a Halloween computer prank

Play a spooky prank that preys on the most basic fear that one day haunted computers will rise up and destroy us all. Step 1: Learn about AutoCorrect Familiarize yourself with Word’s AutoCorrect feature. The program automatically fixes frequently misspelled words. You can eas ...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 : Increase or decrease by a percentage

In this video, we learn how to increase or decrease by a percentage. First, to increase you will need to find what the percent of the number is. To do this, you will find 10%, which should be very easy. As soon as you've found this, you can add or subtract to find the percent ...more

### How To : Solve reverse percentage problems

We know the method for answering the question "What is the x percent of y" but, what about the answer to the following question "The x percent discounted price of an article is y. Find the original price." This is a reverse percentage problem that can be solved using the metho ...more

### Scrabble Challenge #12 : Can You Unscramble the Derivative Words?

Last week's challenge brought up a good question (thanks Lisa) regarding the functionality of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, 4th Edition, both online and in print form. The word TACTICAL was the answer to the first puzzle in that challenge, but when you search for t ...more

### How To : Find the best deals at the dollar store

Not everything at the dollar store is a bargain, or even safe to use. Learn to spot the difference between an item that's cheap, and a cheap item. Step 1 Make sure the item really is just \$1. Some so-called dollar stores sell items for a lot more as well, which you may not re ...more

### How To : Get an FHA loan

Looking to get an FHA loan? The Federal Housing Administration, FHA for short, provides mortgage insurance on loans made by FHA-approved lenders throughout the U.S. Here's how to get your FHA-insured loan. Learn how to get one with help from this video. What you will need: • ...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 : Remember a word or name you've blanked on

It's the most frustrating thing in the world: You're in the middle of a story and can't think of the word or name you need. Retrieve it fast with these tricks. You Will Need: * Hand gestures * Eye movements * The alphabet * The ability to forget Step 1 Move or wave your hands ...more

### How To : Build a better body image

A better body image in six steps, and dieting isn't one of them. This video will show you how to build a better body image. You Will Need * A mirror * A bra that fits * Some sexy underwear * And good posture * A yoga class * A masseur Step 1. Have a bra fitting Get profess ...more

### How To : Solve a percent word math problem in algebra

A middle school has 1200 students. Of these, 25% are in the eighth grade. Yesterday, 95% of all eighth graders were present. How many eighth-grade students were absent yesterday? Solution First, we need to find the total number of eighth grade students at this school. 25% o ...more

### News : Half a Million Macs Affected by Flashback Trojan! Eradicate It Before It's Too Late

Watch out Macs. Flashback is back. Variations of the trojan have reportedly infected 600,000 Mac computers around the globe, with about 57 percent in the U.S. and another 20 percent in Canada. Dr. Web, who discovered the spreading Flashback, said that these trojans install t ...more

### How To : Boost the service signal to your cell phone

Cell phones companies are constantly claiming to have the best service in town; but more often than not your service will be patchy. Check out this tutorial for information on how to boost your phone's signal and get the best reception. You Will Need * A fully charged cell pho ...more

### How To : Convince your parents to buy you a car

Tired of walking everywhere? Does your only ride have two wheels and a bell? Check out this video and learn tips and tricks for convincing your parental units to buy you a car. Pretty soon you will be cruising through town and the envy of all your friends. You Will Need * Gas, ...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 : Protect your online reputation

With social networking systems, YouTube comments chains, chat rooms, bulletins boards, Twitter updates... It seems as if almost everyone has at one time publicly stated an opinion on the Internet. Nearly half of all prospective employers research job applicants online. Make su ...more

### How To : Calculate GPA

If you fear you're off to summer school, ease the stress of uncertainty with some simple math and know when to seek help with your grades. You Will Need * A four point grading scale * Recent grades * A pen and paper * A calculator Step 1: Find a grading scale Find a four-poin ...more

### How To : Hide things from burglars

Put yourself in the shoes of a burglar so you can anticipate where they'd look for your valuables. You Will Need * A home safe * An empty cereal box Step 1: Understand the burglar's motivation Understand that the burglar has two goals: to find your valuables, and to get in an ...more

### How To : Stop cutting yourself

Self-injuring with knives or razor blades is a dangerous attempt at coping with problems like anger and anxiety. Learn how to get help and deal with your feelings more constructively. You Will Need * Therapy * A psychiatrist * Relaxation techniques * Substitutes for self-injur ...more

### How To : Hold it in when you have to pee & there's not bathroom

Prevent yourself from peeing in your pants with these tricks. You Will Need: * A sexual fantasy * Butt squeezes Warning: Don’t hold in your urine if you have a bladder infection; it will make the condition worse by allowing the bacteria to flourish. Step 1: Fantasize about s ...more

### How To : Get great skin like a celebrity

Not everyone in Hollywood owes their nice complexion to a dermatologist. Here are some homespun beauty secrets you can steal. You Will Need: * Sugar * Extra virgin olive oil * Liquid vitamin C * Washcloths * Bag Balm * Honey * Petroleum jelly * Un-petroleum jelly (optional) S ...more

### How To : Relieve menstrual cramps with acupressure

Learn how to relieve menstrual cramps with acupressure. Don't suffer through one more bout of period pain. Instead, try this trick from the ancient Chinese healing art acupressure. You Will Need * Two Hands WARNING: If you feel pain when using acupressure, stop immediately. ...more

### News : Meg Whitman Campaign Spending Hits \$99 Million

From the Huffington Post: Billionaire Republican Meg Whitman reported Monday that she has spent more than \$99 million in her quest to become California's governor, while Democrat Jerry Brown is saving money for what could become the most expensive gubernatorial contest in Amer ...more

### How To : Make beer-batter onion rings

Looking for a satisfying snack you can whip up in minutes? Try this recipe for delicious beer-batter onion rings. Explore the sizzling relationship between America's most popular grown-up beverage and an everyday vegetable. Let's make some beer-batter onion rings. If you're ha ...more

### News : Rabbit Ears = Free HDTV

The New York Times reports on the perks of opting for digital TV antennas vs. paying for cable TV. With the exception of the occasional spotty signal, young viewers are finding antennas are the preferable choice, considering savings add up to half the usual cost for cable TV a ...more

### News : Outsource Your Dirty Work with the TaskRabbit App for iPhone

Need to pick up some furniture, but can't find any free time in your busy schedule? What if you're just too lazy to go pick up some cat food? How are you going to feed your pet without getting off the couch? Tired of waiting in lines at the post office to mail out some last mi ...more

### Shortcut : 5 Secret Body Tricks

Body hacks. So simple, so ingenious. They're the shortcuts in life. We love them, the internet loves them. Back in 2008, somebody named Alicia Goh wrote a friendster blog post that has been passed along far and wide. Her tricks of the body include quick solutions for an itchy ...more

### How To : Ask a guy out

It's a notoriously preconceived notion that a man has to ask the woman out. But why can it not work both ways? It does, and it's the best way to bag the man of your dreams, especially if he's the shy type. If you're tired of waiting for your prince to appear with a Manolo Blah ...more

### News : Plastic Kills?

BPA: Why Plastic Ain't Good For You BPA or Bisphenol A is in many of the products we use. Everything from Ziploc bags to shower curtains, we are exposed to BPA all the time. If you're living the organic life hardcore already, you've noticed Nalgene bottles are out and have b ...more

### How To : Find a P-Value with Excel

So you need to find the p-value for your hypothesis test. To do so, employ the spreadsheet program Microsoft Excel. Using a simple formula, you can easily determine the p-value for your tests and thereby conclude strong or weak support of the null hypothesis. Probability valu ...more

### How To : Follow the Volumetrics weight loss plan

Ever think you could lose weight from eating MORE food? Well, if you love to nosh, Volumetrics is the right diet plan for you. Volumetrics is based on the density of food, and how it will be absorbed into your body. If you think this might be right for you, give it a try! Good ...more

### How To : Sell to consignment shops

If your old clothes are of high quality and in good shape, selling them on consignment is an easy way to make cash quickly. closet Step 1: Find shops Look in the yellow pages or search online under “consignment,” “resale,” or “secondhand” to see what’s in your area. Step 2: ...more

### How To : Boost energy naturally

If it's all you can do to drag yourself through the day, why not increase your stamina with these time-honored techniques. Watch this video to learn how to boost energy naturally. Step 1. Eat protein for breakfast Start the day with protein, like eggs, yogurt, or peanut butt ...more

### How To : Mingle

Learn how to mingle. If the idea of walking into a room full of strangers strikes fear into your heart… welcome to the club. But there are ways to overcome this common social phobia. You Will Need * A little bravery * Business cards * A little bravery * Business cards Step ...more

Learn how to get your body bikini ready. Try these proven methods to get an awesome bathing suit bod. You Will Need * Self-discipline * A place to swim * A pedometer * A natural bristle body brush * A Zen attitude Step 1. Flatten your tummy For washboard abs, start pedali ...more

### How To : Use a spinner to solve math probablity problems

In this lesson we will learn how to solve probability problems involving a spinner. A probability measures the likelihood of a certain event. It always ranges between 0 and 1. The following formula can be used to find the probability of a particular event: P(event) = the num ...more

### How To : Put your child on a diet and keep them healthy

Childhood obesity is becoming a national epidemic. If we don't improve what our kids eat soon, the next generation will have a significantly shorter lifespan. Instilling good eating habits when kids are young makes it much easier for them to stay healthy as they grow older. Yo ...more

### How To : Write a check properly

Learning to write a check properly is something that everybody needs to learn. In this video, learn how to fill out checks correctly so that the bank and payee can clearly read them. You Will Need: • A personal check • A pen Step 1: Fill in the date Write the date on the l ...more

### How To : Get rid of love handles

Not sticking to your New Year's resolution of finally getting rid of that spare tire? Trade in those love handles for a slender waistline by following these tips starting today! You Will Need: • Water • Cardio training • Weight training • Oblique exercises • A balanced d ...more

### How To : Survive bad haircuts

Many of us have had a bad haircut, so don't let it bring you down. Instead, use these tips to help improve your cut! Don't let a bad haircut ruin your social life; turn a negative into a positive. Step 1: Wait Wait and give the new do some time to relax. Often a good washin ...more

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