10% of 59.50 is equal to 5.95.

A percent is a ratio whose second term is 100. Percent means parts per hundred. The word comes from the Latin phrase* per centum*, which means per hundred. In mathematics, we use the symbol % for percent.

How to calculate percentages is easier than you think. Quick, what’s 36% of 25? Or how about 250% of 20? Learn a quick and dirty tip to help you calculate all of those pesky percentages in your head.

These Percent Calculators find answers to common problems on percentages.