# How to Calculate Percentage of Marks

Safalta Expert Published by: Noor Fatima Updated Wed, 26 Oct 2022 10:28 PM IST

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Here is all you need to know about the method to calculate Percentage of Marks. Read the article to learn and understand the way to calculate Percentage of Marks.

How to Calculate Percentage of Marks: A major part of our school life and even more is spent in framing plans to score excellent marks to get a good percentage. The percentage determines the future of many of us. It determines the career options available for students. However, are you aware of the way of calculating the percentage? It is a way to represent a number using fractions of 100. If you are looking to learn the method of percentage calculation, this blog is for you.

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In this section, we will discuss how to calculate the percentage.

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## What is the Percentage?

The percentage refers to the expression of a ratio or number in the form of fractions of 100. In simple terms, percentage can be calculated as the number of one entity made by the other one and is determined in relation to 100. Usually, it is signified with the sign %. Usually, the abbreviations ‘pc’ or ‘pct’ indicated the term percentage.

## Formula to Find Percentage of Marks

Are you looking for a method to calculate the percentage of marks? You should start with learning multiple facets of the percentage formula. It is simple to calculate the percentage. The formula is equal to the ratio of the actual value to the total value multiplied by 100. After learning it, let’s look at the formula of percentage:

Percentage (%)= (Quantity x 100)/ Total Quantity

Now that we have discussed the basics of percentages, let’s see some examples to understand them in a better way.

Example 1

A student obtained 1030 marks out of 1200 marks in the exam. Calculate the percentage of marks secured by the student.

Solution:
Number of marks scored = 1030
Maximum marks = 1200
Percentage of marks = (1030/1200) × 100
The percentage of marks obtained is 85.8%

Example 2
Akruti obtained 95 marks out of 100 marks in the examination. Calculate the percentage of marks secured by Akruti.
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Solution:
Number of marks scored = 95
Maximum marks = 100
Percentage of marks = (95/100) × 100
The percentage of marks obtained is 95%

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## How to Calculate Percentage of Marks?

To calculate the percentage of marks, you need to divide the marks obtained in the subjects or discipline by the total marks and multiply them by 100.

Example
Rohan scored the following marks in 6 subjects:
English: 94
Hindi: 89
Social Science: 85
Maths: 86
Economics: 83
Physical Education: 92

Number of marks scored = 529
Maximum marks = 600 (6 subjects)
Percentage of marks = (529/600) × 100
The percentage of marks obtained is 88%

## Tips to Calculate Percentage of Marks

• To determine 50% of a number, divide it by 2. For example, 42 divided by 2 is 21.
• One-tenth refers to one-tenth. To determine 10% of a number, divide it by 10, or shift the decimal point to the left place.
• For example, 10% of 360 is 36, divided by 10.
• When determining a percentage greater than 100%, you need to shift the decimal to the percent two gaps to the left and make use of the answer to multiply the number in question.
We hope we have made you understand the method to Calculate the Percentage of marks. If you need any assistance, reach out to Safalta School Online.

## How can we calculate the Class 12 marks Percentage?

Divide the marks obtained by the total marks and then multiply it by 100.

## How can we calculate a 10th mark percentage?

Calculate the total number of marks with the marks obtained and then multiply it by 100.

## How do you find the percentage of 6 subjects?

Calculate the marks obtained in all 6 subjects now, divide it by the total, and multiply it by 100.

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