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percent

(pĕr-sĕnt)
Per hundred; one of each hundred. The symbol % is used to indicate that the preceding number is a percentage rather than an absolute number. Thus, 8% of 50 is 4; whereas 8% of 500 is 40.
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At Highland High School, 76 percent of sophomores passed the math portion, compared with 75 percent the prior year.
Committee meetings: Over half (52 percent) of companies indicated they have seen a "significant" increase in the number or length of meetings of the audit committee in the past two years, while 33 percent indicated a "significant" increase in the number or length of meetings of the compensation committee in the same period.
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Two years ago, rotations--the core of NAVSEA's Systems Engineering Development Program--were cited as the most valuable aspect of the program by 60 percent of the engineers surveyed.
7 percent were motivated by ethnicity or national origin bias.
The policy tightening of the early 1990s slowed the growth rate of domestic demand from 15-16 percent during 1992-93 to 10.
By contrast, 63 percent said being single leaves you free to do what you like.
Increased--renewal, 35 percent; conversion, 30 percent.
2 percent of total state deposits; the tenth largest commercial banking organization in Maryland with deposits of $1.
Contrary to the propaganda from the BAEO, African-American voters in California disapproved that state's sweeping voucher scheme by a 68 percent to 32 percent margin.