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Can someone tell me how to find the percent of these numbers? Im not asking for the answer just how to do this because I have forgotten:\ PLEASE!! 3150 1800 2250 1350 450

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    The question is a little vague. The numbers themselves are 'numbers' and are 100% of them self. What are you trying to do exactly?

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    It's for a project and these numbers are sales (in dollars) of different music genres and they give me a grph and I have to figure out what the percent of the graph each one is so that i can find the measure of each central angle... i can post it after this so you canlook at it if you would like?

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    You will need to as the only way to determine the percentage is to see what "part" of the whole they are.

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    To say that if you had a million dollars in music sales and 3150 of that went to rock music, then (3150/1000000)*100 would tell you the percentage of the million that rock captured.

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    so will i need to add my 5 numbers and divide them by 5 to get a total number of sales? sorry for the trouble:\

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    Yes, if you add all the numbers up you will have a total, the "whole", and then you take the "part" that each genre has and divide it by that whole to get a decimal equivalent. Multiply that by 100 and you will have the percentage each genre brought in.

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    :) Good luck.

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    Thanks!

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