# Percent

### From Conservapedia

A **percent** (literally, "per cent" means "per hundred") is an expression of a fraction in which the denominator is 100.

There is a special notation based on this concept: The denominator is omitted, and the numerator is followed by the percent sign "%". For example, one percent (or simply "1%") would be 1/100, and 1/4 (25/100) would be 25%.