• It means parts per 100. The symbol is '%'. Example: 25% means 25 per 100 (25% of this box is green).
  • A rate, number, or amount in each hundred.
  • Any proportion or share in relation to a whole.
  • An amount, such as an allowance or commission, that is a proportion of a larger sum of money.

Two students appeared at an examination. One of them secured 9 marks more than the other and his marks was 56% of the sum of their marks. The marks obtained by them are:


What percentage of numbers from 1 to 70 have 1 or 9 in the unit's digit?