Learn and know the actual **meaning of percentage in math**. There are some situations in our daily life where the word percentage will come across. For example, sometimes if you are a new student to a class. Teachers will ask about your past school and also they ask how much **percentage **of marks you got last year. Then we say that I got 70 percentage or 86 percentage like that. Up to here it is ok.

But do you know how to calculate percentage and the **meaning of percentage**. Yes now we will learn about this. First know the meaning then we can know the calculation of percentage. If you are a school going student then just go through all the points given below. So that you can understand very clearly what is a percentage.

**The meaning of percentage in math as follows:**

Percentage means per hundred. Which means that, if you say I got 65 percentage in last annual exam. The meaning of that is out of 100 marks you got 65 marks. If you say I got 89 **percentage** then the **meaning** is you got 89 marks out of 100 marks.

*Procedure to calculate the percentage:*

Let us think that you have 6 subjects. Now to calculate your percentage, you have to add all the marks in 6 subjects and divide it by total number of subjects i.e. 6. The result you are getting will be the percentage. Here for explaining percentage I took example as subjects but other than subjects anything we can consider. Let us take another example, if you are reading a book and out of 200 pages if you completed reading 150 pages then you have to say that I completed 75 percentage of reading the book. So the meaning of percentage is the same in every field. Remember that **percentage meaning** in math and percentage meaning in other fields is not different.

Hope that after going though above topic you have understood the **percentage meaning in math.**

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