## percentages

Noun

- plural form of
*percentage*

- Represented by a point P, so chosen that the perpendicular Pa on to the side BC gives the percentage of A in the alloy, and the perpendiculars Pb and Pc give the
**percentages**of B and C respectively. - This view is supported, not only by the intelligibility of
**percentages**to ordinary persons, but also by the tendency, noted above (§ 19), to group years into centuries, and to avoid the use of thousands. - If there is this tendency to adopt too as a basis instead of to, the teaching of decimals might sometimes be simplified by proceeding from
**percentages**to**percentages**of**percentages**, i.e. - Text-books on arithmetic usually contain explanations of the chief commercial transactions in which arithmetical calculations arise; it will be sufficient in the present article to deal with interest and discount, and to give some notes on
**percentages**and rates in the £. **Percentages**and Rates in the £.

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