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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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B) where such individual is not supporting such a spouse or dependent child described in clause (A), 60 per centum of such individual's disposable earnings for that week.
b) If a licensed insurer or a managed care plan fails to remit the payment as provided under subsection (a), interest at ten per centum (10%) per annum shall be added to the amount owed on the clean claim.
On all articles enumerated in schedule A, an ad valorem duty of twenty-five per centum.