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macewan
October 7th, 2010, 07:46 PM
Finishing up a keyword report for an industrial website.

http://www.macewan.org/robert/22-is-what-percent-of-480.jpg

So the question is what % of 480 is 22?

Sporkman
October 7th, 2010, 07:49 PM
100 * (22/480)

whiskeylover
October 7th, 2010, 07:59 PM
Shouldn't you calculate the percentage on the total number of searches (22/(22+480)) and (480/(22+480))

TBABill
October 7th, 2010, 08:13 PM
Nope...just 22/480=.04 or as poster #2 said, 100*22/480 = 4%

If you wanted to know what percentage the 22 searches is of the total searches, then you'd do 22/(22+480)

macewan
October 7th, 2010, 08:18 PM
4.6 percent - just what I was looking for. Thanks for taking the time.

undecim
October 7th, 2010, 08:29 PM
Finishing up a keyword report for an industrial website.

http://www.macewan.org/robert/22-is-what-percent-of-480.jpg

So the question is what % of 480 is 22?

"what % of 480 is 22"

What: w
%: /100
of: *
480: 480
is: =
22: 22

w/100*480=22

Apply basic algebra:

w*4.8=22

w=22/4.8

w=4.58(3)

(the (3) means an 3 repeats infinitely.)