# What percent of 30 is 2?

## 6.66667%

## (6.66667% of 30 is 2)

### 6.66667% of 30 is 2. Explanation: What does 6.66667 percent (or 6.66667%) mean?

Percent (%) is an abbreviation for the Latin “per centum”, which means per hundred or for every hundred. So, 6.66667% means 6.66667 out of every 100.

### Methods to calculate "What percent of 30 is 2" with step by step explanation:

#### Method 1: Diagonal multiplication to calculate "What percent of 30 is 2"

- For 30, our answer will be 2
- For 100, our answer will be x
- 30*x = 100*2 (In Step 1 and 2 see colored text; Diagonal multiplications will always be equal)
- x = 100*2/30 = 200/30 = 6.66667

#### 6.66667% of 30 is 2

#### Method 2: Same side division to calculate "What percent of 30 is 2"

- For 30, our answer will be 2
- For 100, our answer will be x
- 2/x = 30/100 (In Step 1 and 2, see colored text; Same side divisions will always be equal)
- 30/100 = 2/x or x/2 = 100/30
- x = 2*100/30 = 200/30 = 6.66667

#### 6.66667% of 30 is 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. 30% (read as 30 percent) can also be expressed as 30/100 or 30:100.Example: If 30% (30 percent) of your savings are invested in stocks, then 30 out of every 100 dollars are invested in stocks. If your savings are $10,000, then a total of 30*100 (i.e. $3000) 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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