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I am trying to determine what percent one number is of another. What is the formula? Specifically: What percent of 100,000 is 629.77? Thanks, 

Ask yourself, what fraction is 1000,000 of 629.77? The answer is
To express this as a percentage you ask, what part of 100 is this? That is
Thus 0.62977 percent of 100,000 is 629.77. Penny 

